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bi•o•syn•the•sis



Pronunciation: (bī"ō-sin'thu-sis), [key]
n. Biochem.
1. the formation of chemical compounds by a living organism.
2. the laboratory preparation of biological molecules by the use of reagents or catalysts derived from natural substances and modeled on a series of reactions occurring in a living organism.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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