Definitions for anabolicˌæn əˈbɒl ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•a•bol•icˌæn əˈbɒl ɪk(adj.)

  1. pertaining to, involving, or promoting anabolism:

    anabolic processes.

    Category: Medicine, Pharmacology

Origin of anabolic:

1875–80; < Gk anabolḗ a throwing up (=ana-+bolḗ a throw; cf. bállein to throw) +-ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anabolic(adj)

    of or related to the synthetic phase of metabolism

  2. anabolic(adj)

    characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism

    "some athletes take anabolic steroids to increase muscle size temporarily"


  1. anabolic(Noun)

    An anabolic steroid.

  2. anabolic(Adjective)

    Of, or concerning anabolism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anabolic(adj)

    pertaining to anabolism; an anabolic changes, or processes, more or less constructive in their nature

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