from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem., Biochem.) A chemical substance produced by a living organism; -- a term used commonly in reference to chemical substances found in nature that have distinctive pharmacological effects. Such a substance is considered a
natural producteven if it can be prepared by total synthesis.
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- noun biochemistry Any
compoundproduced naturally by a living organism; especially those compounds that are useful commercially
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