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an·a·bol·ic

(an'ă-bol'ik),
Relating to or promoting anabolism.

anabolic

Biochemistry
adjective Referring to anabolism, the building of tissue, as that driven by anabolic steroids.

Popular health
noun A nutritional supplement used to build proteins and increase muscle mass.

an·a·bol·ic

(an'ă-bol'ik)
Relating to or promoting anabolism.

anabolic

1. Pertaining to a chemical reaction in which small molecules, such as amino acids, are combined to form larger molecules, such as proteins.
2. Of any substance that increases the rate of metabolism of a cell or organism.
3. Of a drug, such as a male sex hormone, that promotes body bulk.

an·a·bol·ic

(an'ă-bol'ik)
Relating to or promoting anabolism.

anabolic

pertaining to or arising from anabolism.

anabolic steroid
steroids with a tissue-building effect. Testosterone is an example of a natural anabolic steroid with the, sometimes undesirable, effect of causing masculinization. Synthetic steroids are designed to avoid this problem as much as possible. The purpose of their use includes improvement in body weight in old animals and in the young after debilitating disease or major surgery.
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