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1. destructive-metabolic

adjective. of or relating to catabolism.

Synonyms

  • katabolic
  • energy-releasing

Antonyms

  • endoergic
  • endothermic
  • constructive-metabolic

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2. self-destructive

adjective. dangerous to yourself or your interests.

Synonyms

  • unsafe
  • dangerous

Antonyms

  • invulnerable
  • secure
  • protected

Etymology

  • destructive (English)
  • destructivus (Latin)
  • self- (English)

3. destructive

adjective. ['dɪˈstrʌktɪv'] causing destruction or much damage.

Synonyms

  • vitriolic
  • ravaging
  • damaging
  • negative
  • harmful
  • ruinous
  • corrosive
  • wasteful
  • crushing
  • mordant
  • erosive
  • devastating
  • iconoclastic
  • cataclysmic
  • annihilating
  • annihilative
  • withering
  • soul-destroying
  • blasting
  • cataclysmal

Antonyms

  • neutral
  • constructive
  • positive
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • destructivus (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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