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chemotaxonomy

chemotaxonomy

noun che·mo·tax·on·o·my \-(ˌ)tak-ˈsä-nə-mē\

Definition of CHEMOTAXONOMY

:  the classification of plants and animals based on similarities and differences in biochemical composition
che·mo·tax·o·nom·ic \-ˌtak-sə-ˈnä-mik\ adjective
che·mo·tax·on·o·mist \-(ˌ)tak-ˈsä-nə-mist\ noun

First Known Use of CHEMOTAXONOMY

1963

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