bifunctional

adjective bi·func·tion·al \ (ˌ)bī-ˈfəŋ(k)-shnəl , -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of bifunctional

: having two functions; especially : difunctional

First Known Use of bifunctional

1893


Medical Dictionary

bifunctional

adjective bi·func·tion·al \ ˌbī-ˈfəŋk-shən-ᵊl \

medical Definition of bifunctional

: having two functions
  • bifunctional reagents
  • bifunctional neurons

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bifunctional? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

allowing a liquid or gas to pass through

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!