catabolite

[kuh-tab-uh-lahyt]

noun Biology, Physiology.

a product of catabolic action.

Nearby words

  1. catabaptist,
  2. catabasis,
  3. catabiotic,
  4. catabolic,
  5. catabolism,
  6. catabolite gene activator protein,
  7. catabolize,
  8. catacaustic,
  9. catachresis,
  10. catachronobiology

Origin of catabolite

First recorded in 1905–10; catabol(ism) + -ite1

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British Dictionary definitions for catabolite

catabolite

noun

a substance produced as a result of catabolism
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Medicine definitions for catabolite

catabolite

[kə-tăbə-līt′]

n.

A substance produced by the process of catabolism.

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