Biochemistry
Biochemistry Bi`o*chem"is*try, n. [Gr. bi`os life + E. chemistry.] (Biol.) The chemistry of living organisms; the chemistry of the processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life. [1913 Webster]

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  • biochemistry — UK [ˌbaɪəʊˈkemɪstrɪ] / US [ˌbaɪoʊˈkemɪstrɪ] noun [uncountable] Word forms biochemistry : singular biochemistry plural biochemistries the study of chemical processes that occur in living things Derived word: biochemist UK / US noun countable Word… …   English dictionary

  • biochemistry — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1881 1. chemistry that deals with the chemical compounds and processes occurring in organisms 2. the chemical characteristics and reactions of a particular living organism or biological… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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