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Meaning of catabolize

ca•tab•o•lize

Pronunciation: (ku-tab'u-līz"), [key]
— v., -lized, -liz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to cause (a nutrient or other substance) to undergo catabolism.
—v.i.
  1. to be subjected to catabolism.
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