biosynthesis


bio·syn·the·sis

noun \-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs\

Definition of BIOSYNTHESIS

:  the production of a chemical compound by a living organism
bio·syn·thet·ic \-sin-ˈthe-tik\ adjective
bio·syn·thet·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of BIOSYNTHESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1930

bio·syn·the·sis

noun \-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bio·syn·the·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of BIOSYNTHESIS

: production of a chemical compound by a living organism
bio·syn·thet·ic \-sin-ˈthet-ik\ adjective
bio·syn·thet·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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