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biochemistry

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noun bio·chem·is·try \ˌbī-ō-ˈke-mə-strē\

Simple Definition of biochemistry

  • : the chemistry of living things

Full Definition of biochemistry

  1. 1 :  chemistry that deals with the chemical compounds and processes occurring in organisms

  2. 2 :  the chemical characteristics and reactions of a particular living organism or biological substance

bio·chem·ist play \-mist\ noun

Examples of biochemistry

  1. advances in the field of biochemistry



Origin of biochemistry

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1848


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biochemistry

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noun bio·chem·is·try \-ˈkem-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of biochemistry

plural bio·chem·is·tries

  1. 1:  chemistry that deals with the chemical compounds and processes occurring in organisms

  2. 2:  the chemical characteristics and reactions of a particular living system or biological substance <a change in the patient's biochemistry accompanied her psychological depression>




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