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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.