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biochemistry Line breaks: bio|chem¦is¦try
Pronunciation: /bʌɪə(ʊ)ˈkɛmɪstri/

Definition of biochemistry in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The branch of science concerned with the chemical and physico-chemical processes and substances which occur within living organisms.
Example sentences
  • Interdisciplinary sciences such as biochemistry and social psychology would also have to be included.
  • This does not mean, however, that chemistry, biochemistry or atomic physics are in some way giving us a false picture of reality.
  • To achieve this aim it draws on biology, biochemistry, engineering, mathematics and computer science.
1.1The processes and substances with which the science of biochemistry is concerned: abnormal brain biochemistry
More example sentences
  • The physiotypes are physiological life forms as delineated by comparative physiology, biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology.
  • Such errors are not surprising, given the many differences that exist between species in terms of their anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and metabolism.
  • Despite the far-ranging scope of earlier work, aspects of germination and conversion physiology, and biochemistry in somatic embryos remain unexplored.

Words that rhyme with biochemistry

chemistry, photochemistry

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