1. biochemistry

noun. ['ˌbaɪoʊˈkɛmɪˌstriː'] the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry.


  • zymology
  • zymurgy
  • organic chemistry


  • bio- (English)
  • βίος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • chemistry (English)

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Rhymes with Biochemistry

  • geochemistry

How do you pronounce biochemistry?

Pronounce biochemistry as ˌbaɪoʊˈkɛmɪˌstri.

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Sentences with biochemistry

1. Noun, singular or mass
Two common prerequisites for biochemistry are general chemistry and an introductory class in biology.