Definition of Biochemistry

1. Noun. The organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry.

Definition of Biochemistry

1. n. The chemistry of living organisms; the chemistry of the processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life.

Definition of Biochemistry

1. Noun. The chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism ¹

2. Noun. The chemical characteristics of a particular living organism ¹

3. Noun. The biochemical activity associated with a particular chemical or condition ¹

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Definition of Biochemistry

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Medical Definition of Biochemistry

1. The scientific study of the chemistry of living cells, tissues, organs and organisms. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biochemistry

biochemical conversion process
biochemical genetics
biochemical mechanism
biochemical metastasis
biochemical oxygen demand
biochemical phenomena
biochemical profile
biochemistry (current term)

Literary usage of Biochemistry

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"364 THE SCOPE AND PRESENT POSITION OF biochemistry. BY ALBERT MATHEWS. The practical value of pure science is now so generally recognized that no excuse ..."

2. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1922)
"F. GOWLAND HOPKINS Professor of biochemistry, University of Cambridge. ... But the recent striking progress of biochemistry has shown that the supposed ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"... AMERICAN SCHOOL IN FRANCE TOR PREHISTORIC STUDIES SCIENTIFIC BOOKS Physiology and biochemistry in Modern Medicine. By JJR MACLEOD. 3d edition. ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1910)
"... general underlying principles which govern catalysis by such chemical agents, as acids, bases and salts. ON THE biochemistry OF NUCLEIC ACIDS.2 BY PA ..."

5. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1915)
"... IN TUBERCULOSIS STUDIES ON THE biochemistry AND CHEMOTHERAPY OF TUBERCULOSIS, XII* HARRY J. CORPER (From the Otho SA Sprague Memorial Institute and the ..."

6. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and MedicinePhysiology (1903)
"College of Med Howard Univ, 520 West St. NW Washington, DC 20059 Tutwiler, Gene F., Dept of biochemistry. McNeil Labs. Camp Hill Road, Fort Washington, ..."

7. The Ftc Cigarette Test Method for Determining Tar, Nicotine & Carbon edited by Donald R. Shopland (1997)
"Pharmacology, biochemistry and Behavior 25(3): 659- 665,1986b. Nil, R., Bärtig, K. Separate ... Pharmacology, biochemistry and Behavior 33: 853-858,1989. ..."

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