adjective. characterized by destructive metabolism.
adjective. relating to or characterized by catabolism.
Example sentences of the word catabolic
Grapes are included in a group of fruits that work as catabolic foods when consumed raw.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Sprinting is one of the best exercises because it boosts both your catabolic and anabolic states, since you apply a lot of power to run a short distance within a limited time.