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stoichiometry

noun stoi·chi·om·e·try \ˌsti-kē-ˈä-mə-trē\

Definition of STOICHIOMETRY

1
:  a branch of chemistry that deals with the application of the laws of definite proportions and of the conservation of mass and energy to chemical activity
2
a :  the quantitative relationship between constituents in a chemical substance
b :  the quantitative relationship between two or more substances especially in processes involving physical or chemical change
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Origin of STOICHIOMETRY

Greek stoicheion element (from stoichos row) + English -metry; akin to Greek steichein to walk, go — more at stair
First Known Use: 1807
Medical Dictionary

stoichiometry

noun stoi·chi·om·e·try \ˌsti-kē-ˈäm-ə-trē\
plural stoi·chi·om·e·tries

Medical Definition of STOICHIOMETRY

1
:  a branch of chemistry that deals with the application of the laws of definite proportions and of the conservation of mass and energy to chemical activity
2
a :  the quantitative relationship between constituents in a chemical substance b :  the quantitative relationship between two or more substances especially in processes involving physical or chemical change
stoi·chi·o·met·ric \-kē-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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