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biosynthesis Process in living cells by which complex chemical substances, such as protein, are made from simpler substances. A gene ‘orders’ a molecule of RNA to be made, which carries the genetic instructions from the DNA. On the ribosomes of the cell, the protein is built up from molecules of amino acids, in the order determined by the genetic instructions carried by the RNA.

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bi·o·syn·the·sis / ˌbīōˈsin[unvoicedth]əsis/ • n. the production of complex molecules within living organisms or cells. DERIVATIVES: bi·o·syn·thet·ic adj.

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biosynthesis The production of molecules by a living cell, which is the essential feature of anabolism.

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biosynthesis The formation of compounds by living organisms.

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biosynthesis The formation of compounds by living organisms.

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biosynthesis The formation of compounds by living organisms.

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