Bio active


any effect on, interaction with, or response from living tissue.

1970–75; bio- + activity

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bioactivity bi·o·ac·tiv·i·ty (bī'ō-āk-tĭv'ĭ-tē)
The effect of a given agent, such as a vaccine, upon a living organism or on living tissue.

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