Ludwig von Bertalanffy Quote

Animal growth can be considered as a result of a counteraction of synthesis and destruction, of the anabolism and catabolism of the building materials of the body. There will be growth so long as building up prevails over breaking down.


Von Bertalanffy (1949) "Problems of Organic Growth". In: Nature, Vol. 163. p. 156

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Animal growth can be considered as a result of a counteraction of synthesis and destruction, of the anabolism and catabolism of the building...

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Animal growth can be considered as a result of a counteraction of synthesis and destruction, of the anabolism and catabolism of the building...

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Animal growth can be considered as a result of a counteraction of synthesis and destruction, of the anabolism and catabolism of the building...

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Animal growth can be considered as a result of a counteraction of synthesis and destruction, of the anabolism and catabolism of the building...