biochemistry [ bahy-oh- kem- uh-stree ] SHOW IPA / ˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ə stri / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun the science dealing with the chemistry of living matter. QUIZZES CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
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Origin of biochemistry
First recorded in 1880–85;
chemistry OTHER WORDS FROM biochemistry bi·o·chem·i·cal , [bahy-oh- kem-i-k uh l] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/ adjective, noun bi·o·chem·ic, adjective bi·o·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb bi·o·chem·ist, noun Words nearby biochemistry biocenosis
biochemical oxygen demand
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Example sentences from the Web for biochemistry
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Manure spreaders and tree sprayers, reflective of advances in
biochemistry, also survived.
Besides, the appended lab notes will easily convince a few key men in
biochemistry; and they'll confirm me.
But about Bruckian anatomy, physiology or
biochemistry, the little emissary would tell them nothing.
They actually did have a remarkable grasp of physiology and
biochemistry, and constantly sought to learn more. British Dictionary definitions for biochemistry noun the study of the chemical compounds, reactions, etc, occurring in living organisms Derived forms of biochemistry biochemical, adjective biochemically, adverb biochemist, noun
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Medical definitions for biochemistry n. The study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms. The chemical composition of a particular living system or biological substance. Other words from biochemistry bi′o•chem ( ′i•cal -ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Scientific definitions for biochemistry 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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Cultural definitions for biochemistry
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