Definition of anabolic in English:

anabolic

adjective

Biochemistry
  • Relating to or promoting anabolism.

    • ‘Insulin is an anabolic hormone that kick-starts muscle-building processes that will use those amino acids.’
    • ‘These increased levels of sugar and aminos will cause your pancreas to release your body's strongest anabolic hormone, insulin.’
    • ‘The more robust your GI tract, the more available nutrients such as glutamine are for anabolic muscle metabolism.’
    • ‘Colostrum is rich in anabolic peptides, protective antibodies and immune messengers that help the gut heal.’
    • ‘The low-carb diets have reduced the insulin response, but remember, insulin is a very anabolic hormone.’

Pronunciation:

anabolic

/ˌanəˈbälik/