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Adj.1.katabolic - relating to or characterized by catabolism
2.katabolic - characterized by destructive metabolism
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Sickness-and-death are its katabolic modes (negative eating and sex), health-and-life anabolic (positive eating and sex).
Variability was linked to "katabolic" or destructive energy, while conservatism was linked to both construction and stasis (Russett, 89-103).
The torpidity of this sick animated humaness is a figuration of the total energic flow of this world-body in which life-and-death are its metabolic (anabolic and katabolic) currents.