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bioinorganic

[ bahy-oh-in-awr-gan-ik ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˌɪn ɔrˈgæn ɪk /
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adjective Biochemistry.
pertaining to the biological activity of metal complexes and nonmetal compounds based on elements other than carbon (contrasted with bioorganic).
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Origin of bioinorganic

First recorded in 1970–75; bio- + inorganic
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