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  • n. One of a series of substances formed, in secreting cells, by constructive or anabolic processes, in the production of protoplasm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a series of substances formed, in secreting cells, by constructive or anabolic processes, in the production of protoplasm; -- opposed to katastate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The material result of anabolism; a substance resulting from or characterized by anabolic processes; any substance which is evolved from one simpler than itself, with absorption of energy.

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Ancient Greek

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