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biochemistry

 [bi″o-kem´is-tre]
the chemistry of living organisms and of their chemical constituents and vital processes.

bi·o·chem·is·try

(bī'ō-kem'is-trē),
The chemistry of living organisms and of the chemical, molecular, and physical changes occurring therein.

biochemistry

/bio·chem·is·try/ (-kem´is-tre) the chemistry of living organisms and of vital processes.biochem´ical

biochemistry

(bī′ō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
1. The study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms; biological chemistry; physiological chemistry.
2. The chemical composition of a particular living system or biological substance: viral biochemistry.

bi′o·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj. & n.
bi′o·chem′i·cal·ly adv.
bi′o·chem′ist n.

biochemistry

[-kem′istrē]
the chemistry of organisms and life processes. Also called biological chemistry,physiological chemistry. biochemical, adj.

biochemistry

Fringe medicine
A term misused by a German homeopath, WH Schüssler, for the use of “tissue salts” to treat patients with alleged mineral deficiencies.

Chemistry
Physiologic chemistry—the chemistry of living cells, tissues, and organisms.

bi·o·chem·is·try

(bī'ō-kem'is-trē)
The chemistry of living organisms and of the chemical, molecular, and physical changes occurring therein.
Synonym(s): biologic chemistry, physiologic chemistry.

biochemistry

The study of the chemical processes going on in living organisms, especially humans. Biochemistry is concerned, among other things, with the acceleration of biochemical processes by ENZYMES; with the chemical messengers of the body (HORMONES); with communication between cells at cell membranes; with the chemical processes which govern cell survival and reproduction; with the production of energy in cells; and with the processes of digestion of food and the way in which the resulting chemical substances are utilized for energy and structural purposes.

biochemistry

the study of the chemistry of living organisms.

biochemistry,

n the chemistry of living organisms and vital life processes.

bi·o·chem·is·try

(bī'ō-kem'is-trē)
The chem-istry of living organisms and of the chemical, molecular, and physical changes occurring therein.
Synonym(s): physiologic chemistry.

biochemistry,

n the chemistry of living organisms and life processes.

biochemistry

the chemistry of living organisms and of their chemical constituents and vital processes.
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