Definitions for: Biochemistry


[n] the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occuring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry



Webster (1913) Definition: Bi`o*chem"is*try, n. [Gr. ? life + E. chemistry.]
(Biol.)
The chemistry of living organisms; the chemistry of the
processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life.

See Also: enzymology, organic chemistry, zymurgy

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