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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Katabolic  \Kat`a*bol"ic\,  a.  (Physiol.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  katabolism;  as  katabolic  processes, 
  which  give  rise  to  substances  (katastates)  of  decreasing 
  complexity  and  increasing  stability. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  katabolic 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  characterized  by  catabolism  [syn:  {catabolic}] 
  2:  characterized  by  destructive  metabolism  [syn:  {catabolic}] 
  [ant:  {anabolic}] 




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