bioorganic

[ bahy-oh-awr-gan-ik ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ ɔrˈgæn ɪk /

adjective Biochemistry.

pertaining to the composition and biological activity of carbon-based compounds, especially those of laboratory rather than biogenic origin (contrasted with bioinorganic).

Nearby words

  1. bionic,
  2. bionics,
  3. bionomics,
  4. bionomist,
  5. bionomy,
  6. biopesticide,
  7. biopharmaceutical,
  8. biopharmaceutics,
  9. biophilia,
  10. biophysicist

Origin of bioorganic

First recorded in 1970–75; bio- + organic

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