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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.
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(Biochemistry) of or relating to anabolism
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(ˌæn əˈbɒl ɪk)
pertaining to, involving, or promoting anabolism: anabolic processes.
[1875–80; < Greek anabolḗ a throwing up (= ana- + bolḗ a throw; compare bállein to throw) + -ic]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anabolic - of or related to the synthetic phase of metabolism
2.anabolic - characterized by or promoting constructive metabolismanabolic - characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism; "some athletes take anabolic steroids to increase muscle size temporarily"
catabolic, katabolic - characterized by destructive metabolism
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[ˌænəˈbɒlɪk] ADJanabólico
anabolic steroidesteroide m anabolizante
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a. anabólico-a, rel. al anabolismo;
___ steroidesteroide ___.
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adj anabolizante, anabólico
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