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biosynthetic

[bahy-oh-sin-thet-ik] /ˌbaɪ oʊ sɪnˈθɛt ɪk/
adjective, Biochemistry
1.
of, relating to, or characterized by biosynthesis, the formation of chemical compounds by a living organism, or a laboratory process modeled after these reactions in living organisms.
2.
of or relating to a substance produced by a biosynthetic process.
Origin of biosynthetic
1945-1950
1945-50; bio- + synthetic
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