Natural product
Natural product Nat"u*ral prod"uct, n. (Chem., Biochem.) A chemical substance produced by a living organism; -- a term used commonly in reference to chemical substances found in nature that have distinctive pharmacological effects. Such a substance is considered a natural product even if it can be prepared by total synthesis. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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