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biogen

[bahy-uh-juh n, -jen] /ˈbaɪ ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a hypothetical protein molecule, large and unstable, once assumed to be basic to fundamental biological processes.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; bio- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for biogen

biogen

/ˈbaɪədʒən/
noun
1.
a hypothetical protein assumed to be the basis of the formation and functioning of body cells and tissues
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