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anabolic Line breaks: ana|bol¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌanəˈbɒlɪk/

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.

Words that rhyme with anabolic

alcoholic, apostolic, bucolic, carbolic, chocoholic, colic, diabolic, embolic, frolic, hydraulic, hyperbolic, melancholic, metabolic, parabolic, rollick, shambolic, shopaholic, symbolic, vitriolic, workaholic
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