anabolism

anabolism
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ana- + metabolism Date: 1886 the constructive part of metabolism concerned especially with macromolecular synthesiscompare catabolismanabolic adjective

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  • anabolism — ANABOLÍSM s.n. Fază a metabolismului în care materiile nutritive introduse în organism sunt transformate în substanţe proprii acestuia; asimilaţie. – Din fr. anabolisme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 03.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  ANABOLÍSM s. v.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Anabolism — is the set of metabolic pathways that construct molecules from smaller units. [cite web |url=http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/bioinorg/AB.html#20 |title=Glossary of Terms Used in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Anabolism |accessdate=2007 10 30 |last=de… …   Wikipedia

  • Anabolism — A*nab o*lism, n. (Physiol.) The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from {catabolism}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anabolism — (n.) 1886; see ANABOLIC (Cf. anabolic) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anabolism — ► NOUN Biochemistry ▪ the synthesis of complex molecules in living organisms from simpler ones together with the storage of energy. The opposite of CATABOLISM(Cf. ↑catabolism). DERIVATIVES anabolic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek anabol ascent …   English terms dictionary

  • anabolism — [ə nab′ə liz΄əm] n. [< Gr anabolē, a rising up < ana , up + bolē, a stroke < ballein, to throw (see BALL2) + ISM] the process in a plant or animal by which food is changed into living tissue; constructive metabolism: opposed to… …   English World dictionary

  • anabolism — Metabolism Me*tab o*lism, n. (Physiol.) 1. The act or process, by which living tissues or cells take up and convert into their own proper substance the nutritive material brought to them by the blood, or by which they transform their cell… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anabolism — noun The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from catabolism. We used to think bodybuilding was all about anabolism by way of turning on testosterone and growth hormone secretion. See Also: anabolic …   Wiktionary

  • anabolism — asimiliacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fermentų katalizuojama organinių medžiagų sintezė gyvuosiuose organizmuose. atitikmenys: angl. anabolism; assimilation rus. анаболизм; ассимиляция ryšiai: sinonimas – anabolizmas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • anabolism — (ah nab o lizm ) The synthesis of complex molecules from simpler molecules with the input of energy …   Dictionary of microbiology

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