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biophore

noun bi·o·phore \ ˈbī-ə-ˌfō(ə)r, -ˌfȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of biophore

:the ultimate supramolecular vital unit in August Weismann's theory of life processes that is conceived as the basic building block of living structures — see determinant 1a

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