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Adj.1.nonsynthetic - involving or derived from living organisms; free from chemical treatments or additives; "organic gardening is more natural"; "nonsynthetic fertilizer"
organic - being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms; "organic life"; "organic growth"; "organic remains found in rock"
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A Munich based start-up company has succeeded in making available natural, nonsynthetic melatonin for the first time.
Obvious examples include insulin, which in its earliest, nonsynthetic form was manufactured from the pancreatic enzymes of pigs and calves, Primarin, an estrogen derived from pregnant mare's urine, and the anticoagulant Viprinex, which uses the venom of the Malaysian pit viper.
A goat cannot be certified organic if it has been treated with antibiotics, or a synthetic or nonsynthetic substance that is prohibited by the law.
While the construction work at the four nonsynthetic lawn balls and a multipurpose hall for the weightlifting is under progress.