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a·nab·o·lism

 (ə-năb′ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The phase of metabolism in which simple substances are synthesized into the complex materials of living tissue.


an′a·bol′ic (ăn′ə-bŏl′ĭk) adj.

anabolism

(əˈnæbəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Biochemistry) a metabolic process in which complex molecules are synthesized from simpler ones with the storage of energy; constructive metabolism. Compare catabolism
[C19: from ana- + (meta)bolism]

a•nab•o•lism

(əˈnæb əˌlɪz əm)

n.
constructive metabolism; the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances from simpler ones (opposed to catabolism).
[1885–90; ana- + (meta) bolism]

a·nab·o·lism

(ə-năb′ə-lĭz′əm)
The phase of metabolism in which complex molecules, such as the proteins and fats that make up body tissue, are formed from simpler ones. Compare catabolism.

anabolic adjective

anabolism

Biology, Physiology. the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances from simpler ones. Cf. catabolism. — anabolic, adj.
See also: Organisms
constructive metabolism.
See also: Change

anabolism

Chemical reactions in the body that use energy to build complex molecules from simpler substances.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anabolism - the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy
assimilation, absorption - the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
metabolic process, metabolism - the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
catabolism, destructive metabolism, katabolism, dissimilation - breakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy
Translations
anabolismus
anabolisme
Anabolismus
anabolo
anabolism
فراگشت
anabolizam
anabolizmusasszimiláció
합성대사
anabolisme
anabolisme
anabolizm
anabolizem
anabolism
กระบวนการสร้าง

anabolism

[əˈnæbəˈlɪzm] nanabolismo

a·nab·o·lism

n. anabolismo, proceso celular por el cual sustancias simples se convierten en complejas, fase constructiva del metabolismo.
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This project aims to elucidate the contribution of volatiles from catabolic and anabolic pathways under variable nitrogen concentrations using GC--isotope ratio MS.
They are responsible for degrading organic material into inorganic material, which then reenters anabolic pathways in plants and other organisms.
When an anabolic pathway results in the splitting of a molecule, all of the resulting product molecules enter into other anabolic pathways.