Derived forms of katabolismkatabolic (ˌkætəˈbɒlɪk), adjectivekatabolically, adverb
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Katabolism, the formation of less complex chemical bodies by the agency of protoplasm, 86.The Biological Problem of To-day|Oscar Hertwig
The former is constructive metabolism, or anabolism; the latter, destructive metabolism, or katabolism.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Alcohol, usually formed as an excretion of the yeast plant, is also found as a mid-product of tissue katabolism.Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why|Martha M. Allen
But the biological atoms are living, that is to say, they are continually undergoing anabolism and katabolism, growth and decay.The Making of Species|Douglas Dewar
Wherever destructive metabolism (katabolism) is going on, heat is being set free.