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cosmochemistry

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noun cos·mo·chem·is·try \ˌkäz-mō-ˈke-mə-strē\

Definition of cosmochemistry

  1. :  a branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical composition of and changes in the universe

cos·mo·chem·i·cal play \-ˈke-mi-kəl\ adjective
cos·mo·chem·ist play \-mist\ noun


Origin of cosmochemistry

Greek kosmos universe


First Known Use: 1940


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