Derived Formskatabolic (ˌkætəˈbɒlɪk), adjectivekatabolically, adverb
Examples from the Web for katabolism
Metabolism and katabolism, indeed all cell-activity, are a priori performances of the mind.The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
The former is constructive metabolism, or anabolism; the latter, destructive metabolism, or katabolism.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Katabolism, the formation of less complex chemical bodies by the agency of protoplasm, 86.The Biological Problem of To-day|Oscar Hertwig
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.