chem

abbreviation

Definition of chem


chem-

combining form
variants: or

chemo-

or less commonly

chemi-

Definition of chem-

  1. 1 :  chemical :  chemistry chemotaxis

  2. 2 :  chemically chemisorb

Origin and Etymology of chem-

New Latin, from Late Greek chēmeia alchemy — more at alchemy


Medical Dictionary

chem

abbreviation

Medical Definition of chem

  1. chemical; chemist; chemistry


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