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biopolymer

[ bahy-oh-pol-uh-mer ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈpɒl ə mər /
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noun Biotechnology.
any polymeric chemical manufactured by a living organism, as proteins and polysaccharides.
such a chemical prepared by laboratory synthesis.
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Origin of biopolymer

First recorded in 1960–65; bio- + polymer
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Medical definitions for biopolymer

biopolymer
[ bī′ō-pŏlə-mər ]

n.
A macromolecule, such as a protein or nucleic acid, that is formed in a living organism.
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