Anabolism is the synthesis of cell constituent from simpler molecules, usually requiring energy. Compare catabolism.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Anabolism
- The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from katabolism.
Category: Microbiology
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Urease
    Urease is an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea. ...
  • Generation time
    Generation time is the time interval necessary for a cell to divide. ...
  • Systemic
    Systemic relating to the entire organism instead of to a part. ...
  • Teichoic acid
    Teichoic acid polymers of ribitol phosphate or glycerol phosphate which occur in the walls ...
  • Spermatium
    Spermatium is a special male structure in fungi. ...