[ bahy-oh-kem-uh-stree ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ə stri /
the science dealing with the chemistry of living matter.
, biochemical oxygen demand
, biochemical pathways
, biochemical profile
Origin of biochemistry
First recorded in 1880–85; bio-
Related formsbi·o·chem·i·cal [bahy-oh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective, nounbi·o·chem·ic, adjectivebi·o·chem·i·cal·ly, adverbbi·o·chem·ist, noun
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Examples from the Web for biochemist
The biochemist is bound to put life in the category of the material forces because his science can deal with no other.
However, I think this is more in the line of a physicist or a biochemist.
How can a biochemist, rather than a policeman, stop the Syndicate?
This is a pitiful admission for a biochemist to make—DNA should be the cornerstone of his life.
British Dictionary definitions for biochemist
the study of the chemical compounds, reactions, etc, occurring in living organisms
Derived Formsbiochemical, adjectivebiochemically, adverbbiochemist, noun
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Medicine definitions for biochemist
The study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms.
The chemical composition of a particular living system or biological substance.
Related formsbi′o•chem′i•cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Science definitions for biochemist
The scientific study of the chemical composition of living matter and of the chemical processes that go on in living organisms.
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Culture definitions for biochemist
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