Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to anabolic: catabolic
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • adj

Antonyms for anabolic

characterized by or promoting constructive metabolism

References in periodicals archive ?
USA], Nov 5 ( ANI ): A recent research has raised red flags about anabolic androgenic steroids' effect on heart health.
5 or less, was the first study to compare an anabolic treatment to antiresorptive therapy using fractures as an endpoint, according to Astrid Fahrleitner-Pammer, MD, of the departments of internal medicine, endocrinology, and diabetology at Medical University of Graz (Austria), who presented the study at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
While anabolic steroids can lead to great results in less time, Turinabol is less effective than other products in the same category.
Andrew J Dodd, 40, of Maes Refail, Henryd, Conwy, and David Michael Jenkins, 36, of Cornist Lane, Flint, admitted all four charges of conspiring to import/ export a Class C drug, producing and supplying anabolic steroids, and conspiring to conceal criminal property.
15pm and found to be in possession of 30 glass vials of 100mg containing a colourless substance and four packets of ten tablets of 25mg, all anabolic substances, the circulation of which is prohibited in the free areas.
The warning about the dangers of the drug comes as the ECHO reveals that two Merseyside Police officers have been suspended for testing positive for anabolic steroids in the last five years, but later reinstated.
Spokesman Robin Mounsey said: "The consequence for a horse found to be administered with an anabolic steroid in Britain is a 12-month suspension from training and 14-month suspension from running.
However, he was banned for two and not four years because of the timing of his use of anabolic steroids.
President Obama was expected to sign the bill, which provides new authority to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to place designer anabolic steroids on the Controlled Substance Schedules more rapidly.
Physicians at the University Hospital, Sharjah (UHS) have warned against the use of illegal anabolic steroids (S), saying they have serious consequences with regards to male fertility and could lead to infertility.
Gyms, which exist to promote and provide exercise, have a real responsibility to cut the use of anabolic steroids - before more lives are lost.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) estimates that nonmedical anabolic steroid use among American high school seniors is at an all-time high (GAO, 2006).
Anabolic steroids which is also called anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), are a class of steroid hormones related to the male sex hormone testosterone (androgens) (NIDA, (2006); ACSM, (1987); Fahey, (1998); kuhn, 92002); & Robergs&Roberts, (1997).
Sports are supposedly "played on an equal playing field,'' but anabolic steroids make a mockery of that principle of athletics, according to a Worcester sports medicine physician.
Anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) are synthetic drugs that have similar effects to testosterone (Kochakian and Yesalis 2000, Khun 2002).