biosynthesis etymology

English word biosynthesis comes from English bio- (Life. Organic life.), English synthesis

Detailed word origin of biosynthesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
synthesis English (eng) (chemistry) The reaction of elements or compounds to form more complex compounds.. (logic) A deduction from the general to the particular.. (military) In intelligence usage, the examining and combining of processed information with other information and intelligence for final interpretation.. (philosophy) The combination of thesis and antithesis.. (rhetoric) An apt arrangement of elements of [...]
biosynthesis English (eng) (biochemistry) The synthesis of organic compounds within a living organism, especially the synthesis of large compounds from small ones.

Words with the same origin as biosynthesis

Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution biodiversity bioelectric biofeedback biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard bioluminescent biomechanics biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biotech bioweapon
Descendants of synthesis
biosynthetic retrosynthetic semisynthetic semisynthetically synth synthesizer