from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Prepared by chemical synthesis from natural materials: a semisynthetic antibiotic.
- adj. Consisting of a mixture of natural and synthetic substances: a semisynthetic culture medium.
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- adj. synthesized by chemically modifying a natural material
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- adj. not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
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