catabolic

Definitions of catabolic
  1. adjective
    relating to or characterized by catabolism
    synonyms: katabolic
  2. adjective
    characterized by destructive metabolism
    synonyms: katabolic
    destructive-metabolic, energy-releasing
    of or relating to catabolism
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    Antonyms:
    anabolic
    characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism
    constructive-metabolic, energy-storing
    of or relating to anabolism
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