Synonyms for Dissimilation:

n.

dissimilation (noun)
destructive metabolism, catabolism, katabolism.

Usage examples for dissimilation

  1. The physiological explanation is of course found in the relief and refreshment to the organs in successive alternation of the processes of assimilation and dissimilation and objectively in the reinforcement, through this stronger functioning of the retina, of the complementary colors themselves. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer