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1. constructive-metabolic

adjective. of or relating to anabolism.

Synonyms

  • energy-storing

Antonyms

  • destructive-metabolic
  • katabolic

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2. constructive

adjective. ['kənˈstrʌktɪv'] constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development.

Synonyms

  • shaping
  • creative
  • positive
  • structural
  • rehabilitative
  • reconstructive
  • formative
  • inferential

Antonyms

  • destructive
  • negative
  • unimpressionable
  • inelastic

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • construct (English)
  • construo (Latin)

3. constructive

adjective. ['kənˈstrʌktɪv'] emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good.

Antonyms

  • negative

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • construct (English)
  • construo (Latin)

4. metabolism

noun. ['məˈtæbəˌlɪzəm'] the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life.

Synonyms

  • organic process
  • Krebs cycle
  • internal respiration
  • destructive metabolism
  • catabolism
  • glycolysis
  • anabolism
  • cellular respiration
  • biological process
  • respiration
  • constructive metabolism
  • dissimilation
  • tricarboxylic acid cycle
  • metabolic process
  • katabolism
  • fat metabolism
  • Krebs citric acid cycle
  • citric acid cycle

Antonyms

  • anabolism
  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation

Etymology

  • μεταβολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. metabolism

noun. ['məˈtæbəˌlɪzəm'] the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals.

Synonyms

  • metamorphosis
  • heterometaboly
  • holometaboly
  • biological process
  • organic process
  • hemimetabolism
  • hemimetaboly
  • hemimetamorphosis
  • heterometabolism

Antonyms

  • hyperpnea
  • hypopnea
  • organic process
  • biological process

Etymology

  • μεταβολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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