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bioactivity

[bahy-oh-ak-tiv-i-tee]
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noun
  1. any effect on, interaction with, or response from living tissue.
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Origin of bioactivity

First recorded in 1970–75; bio- + activity
Related formsbi·o·ac·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bioactive

bioactive

adjective
  1. (of a substance) having or producing an effect on living tissue
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Derived Formsbioactivity, noun
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bioactive in Medicine

bioactivity

(bī′ō-ăk-tĭvĭ-tē)
n.
  1. The effect of a given agent, such as a vaccine, upon a living organism or on living tissue.
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bioactive in Science

bioactive

[bī′ō-ăktĭv]
  1. Relating to a substance that has an effect on living tissue.
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