Origin of anabolismfrom Classical Greek anabol?, a rising up from ana-, up + bol?, a stroke from ballein, to throw (see ball) + -ism
The definition of anabolism is a process in a plant or animal where food is changed into living tissue.
An example of anabolism is bone growth.
the process in a plant or animal by which food is changed into living tissue; constructive metabolism
The phase of metabolism in which simple substances are synthesized into the complex materials of living tissue.
Origin of anabolismana- (meta)bolism
(usually uncountable, plural anabolisms)
From Ancient Greek ἀνά (ana, “up”) + βάλλω (ballō, “I throw”) + -ism. Formed in analogy with metabolism.
- If natural sleep is the expression of a phase of decreased excitability due to the setting in of a tide of anabolism in the cells of the nervous system, what is the action of narcotics ?
- Hering has long insisted on a self-regulative adjustment of the cell metabolism, so that action involves reaction, increased catabolism necessitates after-increase of anabolism.
- The long-continued incitement to catabolism of the waking day thus of itself predisposes the nerve cells towards rebound into the opposite phase; the increased catabolism due to the day's stimuli induces increase of anabolism, and though recuperation goes on to a large extent during the day itself, the recuperative process is slower than, and lags behind, the disintegrative.
- ANABOLISM (Gr.