[ bahy-oh-pol-uh-mer ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈpɒl ə mər /
any polymeric chemical manufactured by a living organism, as proteins and polysaccharides.
such a chemical prepared by laboratory synthesis.
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Medicine definitions for biopolymer
[ bī′ō-pŏl′ə-mər ]
A macromolecule, such as a protein or nucleic acid, that is formed in a living organism.
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