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CATABOLISM

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 489 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CATABOLISM, oI KATABOLISM (Gr. Kara, down, floXi, a throw), the biological term for the reverse of anabolism, namely the breaking down of complex into simpler substances, destructive metabolism (see PHYSIOLOGY).
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