transitive verb Date: 1996 to search for substances that are produced by living organisms and may be of medicinal or commercial value • bioprospector noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bioprospect — biˈoprospect intransitive verb To investigate living organisms with the aim of discovering materials that can be exploited for commercial gain • • • Main Entry: ↑bio …   Useful english dictionary

  • bioprospector — noun see bioprospect …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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