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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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Noun1.biochemist - someone with special training in biochemistrybiochemist - someone with special training in biochemistry
chemist - a scientist who specializes in chemistry
enzymologist - a person who is trained in or engaged in enzymology
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[ˈbaɪəʊˈkemɪst] Nbioquímico/a m/f
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[ˌbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪst] nbiochimiste mf
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[ˈbaɪəʊˈkɛmɪst] nbiochimico/a
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(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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