Definition of “biochemical” - English Dictionary

“biochemical” in English

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uk /ˌbaɪ.əʊˈkem.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌbaɪ.oʊˈkem.ɪ.kəl/
adverb uk /ˌbaɪ.əʊˈkem.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌbaɪ.oʊˈkem.ɪ.kəl.i/

Examples from literature

  • Anatomically they were ordinary cellular creatures like you and me, and when we examined them we expected to find the same sort of biochemical reactions we'd find with any such creatures. 
  • Are mental activity, energy transformation, and transformation of matter three aspects of the same biochemical phenomenon? 
  • Creatures may develop and adapt in different ways, but the basic biochemical reactions are the same. 
  • We're going to have to do a complete biochemical and medical survey before we can hope to do anything. 

(Definition of “biochemical” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)