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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism; Of or related to the synthetic phase of metabolism.

Usage examples (32)
  • Some athletes take anabolic steroids to increase muscle size temporarily
  • A newer type is called anabolic because it promotes new bone formation.
  • "Searches for keywords like 'anabolic' and many others are going on at all times by Big Brother."
  • The use of substances such as anabolic steroids and certain supplements can adversely affect health. for more
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