biochemical

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adjective bio·chem·i·cal \ˌbī-ō-ˈke-mi-kəl\

Definition of biochemical

  1. 1 :  of or relating to biochemistry

  2. 2 :  characterized by, produced by, or involving chemical reactions in living organisms a biochemical defect in the brain

biochemical

noun

biochemically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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biochemical

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adjective bio·chem·i·cal \-ˈkem-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of biochemical

  1. 1:  of or relating to biochemistry

  2. 2:  characterized by, produced by, or involving chemical reactions in living organisms biochemical abnormalities biochemical processes

biochemical

noun

biochemically

\-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


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