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biosynthesis

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noun bio·syn·the·sis \-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs\

Definition of biosynthesis

  1. :  the production of a chemical compound by a living organism

bio·syn·thet·ic play \-sin-ˈthe-tik\ adjective
bio·syn·thet·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of biosynthesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1930


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biosynthesis

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noun bio·syn·the·sis \-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs\

Medical Definition of biosynthesis

plural bio·syn·the·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  production of a chemical compound by a living organism

  2. bio·syn·thet·ic \-sin-ˈthet-ik\play adjective
    bio·syn·thet·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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