Definitions for "catabolism"
the breakdown of more complex substances into simpler ones with release of energy, in living organisms; destructive or downward metabolism; -- a form of metabolism, opposed to anabolism. See also Disassimilation.
the processes within a cell or organism by which complex substances are broken down into simple substances. Compare anabolism.
The body's breakdown of complex molecules, such as protein and fat, to simpler compounds.
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Generally refers to a decrease in lean tissue, particularly muscle.