What does anabolic mean?

Definitions for anabolicˌæn əˈbɒl ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word anabolic.

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

  2. Origin: [Gr. something heaped up; + a stroke.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anabolic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anabolic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mike Lynch:

    It's moving at a speed that make a glacier look like it's been taking anabolic steroids.

  2. Sibylle Kranz:

    Children are growing, so they are in an anabolic state: Muscle is being built; bone is being built; the brain is developing.

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