katabolic

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catabolism or katabolism (kəˈtæbəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
Compare anabolism a metabolic process in which complex molecules are broken down into simple ones with the release of energy; destructive metabolism
 
[C19 katabolism, from Greek katabolē a throwing down, from kataballein, from kata- down + ballein to throw]
 
katabolism or katabolism
 
n
 
[C19 katabolism, from Greek katabolē a throwing down, from kataballein, from kata- down + ballein to throw]
 
catabolic or katabolism
 
adj
 
katabolic or katabolism
 
adj
 
cata'bolically or katabolism
 
adv
 
kata'bolically or katabolism
 
adv

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World English Dictionary
katabolism (kəˈtæbəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
a variant spelling of catabolism
 
katabolic
 
adj
 
kata'bolically
 
adv

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