Skip to Content

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

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide