The chemistry of living organisms and of the chemical, molecular, and physical changes occurring therein. SYN: biologic chemistry, physiologic chemistry.
* * *1) chemistry that deals with the chemical compounds and processes occurring in organisms2) the chemical characteristics and reactions of a particular living system or biological substance <a change in the patient's \biochemistry accompanied her psychological depression>
* * *n.the study of the chemical processes and substances occurring in living things.• biochemical adj.• biochemist n.
* * *bio·chem·is·try (bi″o-kemґis-tre) [bio- + chemistry] the chemistry of living organisms and of vital processes; called also physiological chemistry. biochemical adj
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