Skip to Content
Medical Term:

anaplerosis

Pronunciation: an′ă-pler-ō′sis

Definition: The process of replenishment of depleted metabolic cycle or pathway intermediates; most commonly referring to the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

[G. filling up, fr. ana-, up, + plerosis, filling, fr. pleroō, to fill]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide