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- n. Alternative form of catabolism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Destructive or downward metabolism; regressive metamorphism; same as catabolism (now the more common spelling); -- opposed to
anabolism. See disassimilation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See catabolism.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. breakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy
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