biomolecule

noun bio·mol·e·cule \ ˌbī-ō-ˈmä-li-ˌkyül \

Definition of biomolecule

: an organic molecule and especially a macromolecule (such as a protein or nucleic acid) in living organisms

biomolecular

play \-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər\ adjective

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1938

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biomolecule

noun bio·mol·e·cule \ -ˈmäl-i-ˌkyü(ə)l \

medical Definition of biomolecule

: an organic molecule and especially a macromolecule (as a protein or nucleic acid) in living organisms

biomolecular

play \-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\ adjective

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