The phase of metabolism in which simple substances are synthesized into the complex materials of living tissue. [ana- + (meta)bolism.] an′a·bol′ic ...
the constructive phase of metabolism, in which the body cells synthesize protoplasm for growth and repair; the opposite of catabolism. The manner in which this ...
the constructive part of metabolism concerned especially with macromolecular
synthesis — compare catabolism.
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Aug 30, 2013
adj of or related to the synthetic phase of metabolism. adj characterized by or
promoting constructive metabolism. “some athletes take