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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - of or relating to anabolism
anabolic - characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism; "some athletes take anabolic steroids to increase muscle size temporarily"
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Through his daughter, Nellie Zarif, who is a Worcester-based Hanger Clinic prosthetist, he discovered the ExoSym, an energy-storing medical technology initially designed for wounded soldiers.
A genetic variant tightly linked to obesity causes fat-precursor cells to become energy-storing white fat instead of energy-burning beige fat, researchers report online August 19 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The lignin in plant cell walls that helps protect energy-storing sugars must be degraded for cost-effective production of advanced biofuels.
This CPU core voltage pre-positioning enables the DC/DC converter to maintain its regulation during severe load transients without the addition of energy-storing output capacitors.
Cool weather typically weakens muscle power in cold-blooded creatures, but new data show that chameleons can nab prey even at near-freezing temperatures thanks to an elastic, energy-storing sheath of collagen inside their tongues.