constructive-metabolic
constructive-metabolic constructive-metabolic adj. prenom. causing buildup of body tissues or tissue components.

Note: [Narrower terms: {anabolic (vs. catabolic)}]

Syn: energy-storing(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5]


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