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BIOSYNTHESIS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does biosynthesis mean? 

BIOSYNTHESIS (noun)
  The noun BIOSYNTHESIS has 1 sense:

1. production of a chemical compound by a living organism

  Familiarity information: BIOSYNTHESIS used as a noun is very rare.


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BIOSYNTHESIS (noun)


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Meaning:

Production of a chemical compound by a living organism

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

biogenesis; biosynthesis

Hypernyms ("biosynthesis" is a kind of...):

synthesis (the process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical compounds))


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