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bioprospecting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbioprospectingbi‧o‧pro‧spec‧ting /ˌbaɪəʊprəˈspektɪŋ $ ˌbaɪoʊˈprɑːspek-/ (also biodiversity prospecting / $ ˌ...... ˈ.../) noun [uncountable]  the scientific study of plants and other living things found in nature, such as bacteria, in order to discover new drugs that can be used as medicinesbioprospect verb [intransitive]bioprospector noun [countable]
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