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bi·o·chem·is·try

 (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

(ˌbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) the study of the chemical compounds, reactions, etc, occurring in living organisms
ˌbioˈchemical, biochemic adj
ˌbioˈchemically adv
ˌbioˈchemist n
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bi•o•chem•is•try

(ˌbaɪ oʊˈkɛm ə stri)

n.
the scientific study of the chemical substances and processes of living matter.
[1880–85]
bi`o•chem′i•cal (-ɪ kəl) adj., n.
bi`o•chem′ic, adj.
bi`o•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
bi`o•chem′ist, n.
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bi·o·chem·is·try

(bī′ō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
The scientific study of the chemical composition of living matter and of the chemical processes that go on in living organisms.
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biochemistry

the study of the chemical processes that take place in living organisms. — biochemist, n. — biochemical, adj.
See also: Life
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biochemistry

Study of the chemistry of life processes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organismsbiochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
antagonism - (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
agonist - (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction
sequenator, sequencer - (chemistry) an apparatus that can determine the sequence of monomers in a polymer
enzymology - the branch of biochemistry dealing with the chemical nature and biological activity of enzymes
zymology, zymurgy - the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)
organic chemistry - the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
precursor - a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
cutin - (biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids
adenine, A - (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA
adenosine - (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP
deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information; "DNA is the king of molecules"
ribonucleic acid, RNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell; "ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"
nucleic acid - (biochemistry) any of various macromolecules composed of nucleotide chains that are vital constituents of all living cells
cytochrome - (biochemistry) a class of hemoprotein whose principal biological function is electron transfer (especially in cellular respiration)
coenzyme Q, ubiquinone - any of several quinones found in living cells and that function as coenzymes that transfer electrons from one molecule to another in cell respiration
transcribe - convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA
exergonic - (biochemistry) of a process accompanied by the release of energy; "diffusion is an exergonic process"
endergonic - (biochemistry) of a process accompanied by or requiring the absorption of energy; the products of the process are of greater free energy than the reactants; "photosynthesis is an endergonic process"
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Translations
كِيمِياء حَيَوِيَّةكيمياء حَيَوِيَّه
биохимия
biochemie
biokemi
biokeemia
biokemia
biokemija
biokémia
biokimia
lífefnafræîi
生化学
생화학
biochemijabiochemikasbiocheminis
bioķīmijabioķīmijas-
biochimie
biochémia
biokemija
biokemi
ชีวเคมี
biyokimyabiokimya
hóa sinh

biochemistry

[ˈbaɪəʊˈkemɪstrɪ] Nbioquímica f
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biochemistry

[ˌbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪstri] nbiochimie f
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biochemistry

[ˈbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ] nbiochimica
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biochemistry

(baiəˈkemistri) noun
the chemistry of living things. He is studying the biochemistry of the blood; (also adjective) a biochemistry lecture.
ˌbioˈchemical (-mikəl) adjective
ˌbioˈchemist noun
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biochemistry

كِيمِياء حَيَوِيَّة biochemie biokemi Biochemie βιοχημεία bioquímica biokemia biochimie biokemija biochimica 生化学 생화학 biochemie biokjemi biochemia bioquímica биохимия biokemi ชีวเคมี biyokimya hóa sinh 生物化学
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bi·o·chem·is·try

n. bioquímica, ciencia que estudia los organismos vivos.
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biochemistry

n bioquímica
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