catabolize
verb (-lized; -lizing) Date: circa 1926 transitive verb to subject to catabolism intransitive verb to undergo catabolism

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  • catabolize — ca·tab·o·lize or Brit ca·tab·o·lise .līz vb, lized or Brit lised; liz·ing or Brit lis·ing vt to subject to catabolism vi to undergo catabolism * * * ca·tab·o·lize (kə tabґo līz) to subject to catabolism; to undergo catabolism …   Medical dictionary

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