paleobiochemistry

[ pey-lee-oh-bahy-oh-kem-uh-stree or, esp. British, pal-ee-oh- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ə stri or, esp. British, ˈpæl i oʊ- /

noun

the study of biochemical processes that occurred in fossil life forms.
the study of the evolution of biochemical processes.

Related forms

pa·le·o·bi·o·chem·i·cal, adjective
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