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From Ancient Greek ἀνά(aná, up) + βάλλω(bállō, I throw) + -ism. Formed in analogy with metabolism.

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anabolism ‎(usually uncountable, plural anabolisms)

  1. The constructive metabolism of the body, as distinguished from catabolism.
    • 2008, Carlon M. Colker, Extreme Muscle Enhancement, 3rd edition, page 13-14.
      We used to think bodybuilding was all about anabolism by way of turning on testosterone and growth hormone secretion.

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