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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

biosynthetic

play \-sin-ˈthe-tik\ adjective

biosynthetically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of biosynthesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1930


Medical Dictionary

biosynthesis

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

Medical Definition of biosynthesis

plural

biosyntheses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  production of a chemical compound by a living organism

biosynthetic

\-sin-ˈthet-ik\play adjective

biosynthetically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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