Definition of anabolic in English:

anabolic

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

Biochemistry
  • Relating to or promoting anabolism.
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    • 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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