TITLE

catabolism

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p148
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "catabolism" is presented. It refers to a chemical process by which constituents of food stored in the body, such as fats, are broken down, releasing energy into the body cells.
ACCESSION #
43996175

 

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