anaplerotic (not comparable)
- (biochemistry, of a reaction) Forming intermediates of a metabolic pathway (eg. the tricarboxylic acid cycle).
- (medicine, dated) Filling up; promoting granulation of wounds or ulcers.
anaplerotic (plural anaplerotics)
- A remedy which promotes such granulation.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for anaplerotic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)