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biochemistry

 [bi″o-kem´is-tre]
the chemistry of living organisms and of their chemical constituents and vital processes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

biochemistry

the study of the chemistry of living organisms.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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