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Biochemistry

Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Biochemetry The definition of biochemistry is a field of science that deals with the study of chemical processes in plants and animals.
element Element The definition of an element is one of the substances that constitute all physical matter - wind, air, fire or water, or a natural environmet.
compound Compound The definition of a compound is something that contains two or more parts.
organic compound Organic compounds Organic compounds are compounds that contain both carbon and hydrogen.
inorganic compounds Inorganic compounds The principal inorganic compounds found in living things are water salts, and inorganic acids, and bases.
carbohydrates Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the main source of energy for cell activities.
lipids Lipids include fats and oils. Fats are lipids that are solid at room temperature.
proteins Proteins are made up of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. some proteins also contain sulfur.
Enzymes Enzymes are large,complex protein molecules that control the rate of chemical reactions.
Nucleic acids a complex organic substance present in living cells, especially DNA or RNA, whose molecules consist of many nucleotide linked in a long chain.
hydrolosys Hydrolysis is defined as a chemical reaction where something reacts with water and is changed into a new substance.
synthesis Synthesis is defined as combining a number of different parts or ideas to come up with a new idea or theory.
Ph pH is defined as the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a solution.
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