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biochemistry

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌbaɪəʊˈkemɪstri/
the study of the chemical processes and reactions that happen in living things such as plants, animals, or peopleBiochemistry
biochemist noun [C] a scientist who studies biochemistryOccupations and tradesBiochemistry
Translations of “biochemistry”
in Spanish bioquímica…
in French biochimie…
in German die Biochemie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物化學…
in Russian биохимия…
in Turkish biyokimya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物化学…
in Polish biochemia…
(Definition of biochemistry from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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