biotransformation

noun bio·trans·for·ma·tion \ ˈbī-ō-ˌtran(t)s-fər-ˈmā-shən , -ˌfȯr- \

Definition of biotransformation

: the transformation of chemical compounds within a living system

First Known Use of biotransformation

1951

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biotransformation

noun bio·trans·for·ma·tion \ ˈbī-ō-ˌtran(t)s-fər-ˈmā-shən, -fȯr- \

medical Definition of biotransformation

: the transformation of chemical compounds in a living system

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