biopolymer

[bahy-oh-pol-uh-mer]
noun Biotechnology.
  1. any polymeric chemical manufactured by a living organism, as proteins and polysaccharides.
  2. such a chemical prepared by laboratory synthesis.

Origin of biopolymer

First recorded in 1960–65; bio- + polymer
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biopolymer in Medicine

biopolymer

[bī′ō-pŏlə-mər]
n.
  1. A macromolecule, such as a protein or nucleic acid, that is formed in a living organism.
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