The liver cells fulfill about 3,000 biochemical functions but they are massively reduced by tough connective tissue.
I may be outsourcing the raising of my children, but not because I am lazy; I have the biochemical markers of a bad mommy.
biochemistry bi·o·chem·is·try (bī'ō-kěm'ĭ-strē)
The study of the chemical substances and vital processes occurring in living organisms.
The chemical composition of a particular living system or biological substance.
The study of the structure and interactions of the complex organic molecules found in living systems.