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Syllabification: an·a·bol·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌanəˈbälik

Definition of anabolic in English:


Relating to or promoting anabolism.
Example sentences
  • Insulin is an anabolic hormone that kick-starts muscle-building processes that will use those amino acids.
  • The more robust your GI tract, the more available nutrients such as glutamine are for anabolic muscle metabolism.
  • Colostrum is rich in anabolic peptides, protective antibodies and immune messengers that help the gut heal.

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