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bioactive

 [bi″o-ak´tiv]
having an effect on or eliciting a response from living tissue.

bi·o·ac·tive

(bī'ō-ăk'tiv),
Referring to a substance that can be acted on by a living organism or by an extract from a living organism.

bioactive

(bī′ō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a substance that has an effect on living tissue.

bioactive

Etymology: Gk, bios, life; L, activus, with energy
having an effect on or causing a reaction in living tissue.

bi·o·ac·tive

(bī'ō-ak'tiv)
Referring to a substance that can be acted on by a living organism or by an extract from a living organism.

bioactive

having an effect on or eliciting a response from living tissue.

bioactive food components
constituents in foods or dietary supplements, other than those needed to meet basic nutritional needs, that are responsible for changes in health status.
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