amphibolic


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

am·phi·bol·ic

(am'fi-bol'ik),
Referring to reactions or biologic pathways that serve in both biosynthesis and degradation (that is, anabolism and catabolism).
[amphi- + metabolic]

am·phi·bol·ic

, amphibolous (am'fi-bol'ik)
Referring to reactions or biologic pathways that serve in both biosynthesis and degradation (i.e., anabolism and catabolism).