HyperDic: constructive_metabolism

English > 1 sense of the expression constructive metabolism:
NOUNprocessconstructive metabolism, anabolismthe synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy
English > constructive metabolism: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances (e.g., living tissue) from simpler ones together with the storage of energy.
Synonymanabolism
Part ofmetabolism, metabolic processThe organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
Broaderassimilation, absorptionThe process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
Oppositecatabolism, katabolism, dissimilation, destructive metabolismBreakdown in living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones together with release of energy
Spanishanabolismo
Catalananabolisme

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