Adjective "biosynthetic" definition and examples

(Biosynthetic may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/bʌɪə(ʊ)sɪnˈθɛtɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'A number of biosynthetic and metabolic processes require co-operation of different organelles or compartments.'
  2. 'Therefore, it is not regarded as a direct major source of one-carbon units for biosynthetic reactions outside the mitochondria.'

More definitions

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.

More examples(as adjective)

"relationships can be biosynthetic."

"pathways can be biosynthetic."

"intermediates can be biosynthetic."

"insulins can be biosynthetic."