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Meaning of AMPHIBOLIC

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Am`phi*bol"ic\ ([a^]m`f[i^]*b[o^]l"[i^]c), a.
1. Of or pertaining to amphiboly; ambiguous; equivocal.

2. Of or resembling the mineral amphibole.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A metabolic pathway that can both create and destroy metabolites (that is, it is both anabolic and catabolic). Such an intermediate pathway allows using the breakdown products from one pathway as the substrates, or ingredients, for a compound in another pathway.
 

 

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