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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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Adj.1.biochemical - of or relating to biochemistrybiochemical - of or relating to biochemistry; involving chemical processes in living organisms
كيميائي حَيَوي


[ˈbaɪəʊˈkemɪkəl] ADJbioquímico


[ˌbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪkəl] adj [change, reaction, mechanism] → biochimique


[ˌbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪkl] adjbiochimico/a


(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


a. bioquímico-a, rel. a la bioquímica.


adj bioquímico
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