bioprospect


bio·pros·pect

transitive verb \-ˈprä-ˌspekt\

Definition of BIOPROSPECT

:  to search for substances that are produced by living organisms and may be of medicinal or commercial value
bio·pros·pec·tor \-ˌspek-tər\ noun

First Known Use of BIOPROSPECT

1996

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