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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy.

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  • These happy emotions secrete a quality in the blood called anabolism, which is essentially vitalizing and life-producing.
  • He thinks of the world as an animal organism subject to what are now called anabolism and catabolism.
  • Hyperinsulinaemia, hyperaminoacidaemia and post-exercise muscle anabolism: the search for the optimal recovery drink.
  • Iron is a co-enzyme in the anabolism of catecholamines. for more
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