biogenic(redirected from Biogenic substance)
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1. Produced by living organisms or biological processes.
2. Necessary for the maintenance of life processes.
produced or originating from a living organism
bi•o•gen•ic(ˌbaɪ oʊˈdʒɛn ɪk)
1. resulting from the activity of living organisms, as fermentation.
2. necessary for the life process.
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|Adj.||1.||biogenic - produced by living organisms or biological processes; "fermentation is a biogenic process"|
|2.||biogenic - essential for maintaining the fundamental life processes; "sleep and food and water are among the biogenic needs of the organism"|
essential - basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"