Definitions for anabolicˌæn əˈbɒl ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an•a•bol•icˌæn əˈbɒl ɪk(adj.)
pertaining to, involving, or promoting anabolism:
Category: Medicine, Pharmacology
Origin of anabolic:
1875–80; < Gk anabolḗ a throwing up (=ana-+bolḗ a throw; cf. bállein to throw) +-ic
of or related to the synthetic phase of metabolism
characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism
"some athletes take anabolic steroids to increase muscle size temporarily"
An anabolic steroid.
Of, or concerning anabolism.
pertaining to anabolism; an anabolic changes, or processes, more or less constructive in their nature
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