antianabolic

antianabolic

[-an′əbol′ik]
pertaining to drugs or other agents that inhibit or retard anabolic processes, such as cell division and the creation of new tissue by protein synthesis.
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Cortisol is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands that has many functions in the body, such as anti-inflammatory action, antiallergic action, antianabolic action, and amino acid catabolic action.
The antianabolic action of the tetracyclines may cause an increase in