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bioactivity

[bahy-oh-ak-tiv-i-tee] /ˌbaɪ oʊ ækˈtɪv ɪ ti/
noun
1.
any effect on, interaction with, or response from living tissue.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; bio- + activity
Related forms
bioactive, adjective
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  • Algae certainly can do some interesting biochemistry, and no doubt there is bioactivity there to be tapped.
bioactivity in Medicine

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

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