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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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Adv.1.biochemically - with respect to biochemistry; "biochemically interesting phenomenon"
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The biochemically verified smoking cessation rates were 39% and 54% in the 1.5 mg and 3.0 mg cytisinicline treated groups, respectively.
They are crystal clear, biochemically inert, chemical-resistant, nonflammable, and plasticizer- and stabilizer-free.
A microbioreactor system is a miniature laboratory processor or container with temperature control and reagent feeds in which a chemical process is carried out which includes organisms or biochemically active substances obtained from the organisms.
The primary study outcome, biochemically validated abstinence at 6 months, was achieved by 17.5% of the 899 people who preloaded with a 21-mg/24-hr nicotine patch for 4 weeks and by 14.4% of the 893 in the control group.
The researchers found that biochemically validated abstinence at six months was achieved by 17.5 and 14.4 percent of participants in the preloading and control arms, respectively (odds ratio, 1.25; 95 percent confidence interval [CI], 0.97 to 1.62; P = 0.08 in the primary analysis).
Food and Drug Administration approved ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for MS treatment; researchers also found indications that it may be posible to biochemically reverse damage caused by MS.
This is reflected in American Thyroid Association Dynamic Risk Stratification where individual cases are categorized as excellent response, biochemically incomplete response, structurally incomplete response, or indeterminate response [5].
The study, titled "Trends in Self-reported and Biochemically Tested Marijuana Use Among Pregnant Females in California From 2009-2016," appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have devised a biochemically formulated patch of dissolvable microneedles for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 2 (ANI):Since centuries, story telling has been an important tool for education.Teachers can harness the power of stories to engage learners emotionally and biochemically to create rich learning experiences in sciences, mathematics, social sciences or languages.
Naviaux, then, is saying that environmental dangers can be defined biochemically in the cell.

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