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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Several mechanisms have been proposed to explain the salutary effects of these antibiotics, including antianabolic effects on sebaceous glands, antilipolytic effects on bacterial lipase, anti-inflammatory effects on host cells, and lastly antibiotic effects on bacteria.