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biomolecule

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noun bio·mol·e·cule \ˌbī-ō-ˈmä-li-ˌkyül\

Definition of biomolecule

  1. :  an organic molecule and especially a macromolecule (as a protein or nucleic acid) in living organisms

bio·mo·lec·u·lar play \-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər\ adjective


1901

First Known Use of biomolecule

1901


Medical Dictionary

biomolecule

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noun bio·mol·e·cule \-ˈmäl-i-ˌkyü(ə)l\

Medical Definition of biomolecule

  1. :  an organic molecule and especially a macromolecule (as a protein or nucleic acid) in living organisms

  2. bio·mo·lec·u·lar \-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\play adjective




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