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Medical Term:

biosynthesis

Pronunciation: bī′ō-sin′thĕ-sis

Definition: Formation of a chemical compound by enzymes, either in the organism (in vivo) or by fragments or extracts of cells (in vitro).

Synonym(s): biogenesis2

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