Definition of Catabolic:

The part of metabolism that deals with destruction or simplification of more complex compounds.  Catabolism mostly results in the release of energy.  Examples: the release of glucose by the liver, the combustion of glucose by cells.

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“...The opposite of catabolic.”


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“...Also defined as the sum total of changes in an organism in order to achieve a balance (homeostasis): Catabolic burns up, anabolic stores and builds up; the sum of their work is metabolism.”
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