biogen

biogen

[bahy-uh-juhn, -jen]
noun Biochemistry.
a hypothetical protein molecule, large and unstable, once assumed to be basic to fundamental biological processes.

Origin:
1895–1900; bio- + -gen

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biogen (ˈbaɪədʒən)
 
n
a hypothetical protein assumed to be the basis of the formation and functioning of body cells and tissues

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