Medical Dictionary

biochemistry

noun bio·chem·is·try \-ˈkem-ə-strē\
plural bio·chem·is·tries

Medical Definition of BIOCHEMISTRY

1
:  chemistry that deals with the chemical compounds and processes occurring in organisms
2
:  the chemical characteristics and reactions of a particular living system or biological substance <a change in the patient's biochemistry accompanied her psychological depression>

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