cosmochemistry

noun
cos·​mo·​chem·​is·​try | \ ˌkäz-mō-ˈke-mə-strē How to pronounce cosmochemistry (audio) \

Definition of cosmochemistry

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

Other Words from cosmochemistry

cosmochemical \ ˌkäz-​mō-​ˈke-​mi-​kəl How to pronounce cosmochemical (audio) \ adjective
cosmochemist \ ˌkäz-​mō-​ˈke-​mist How to pronounce cosmochemist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of cosmochemistry

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cosmochemistry

Greek kosmos universe

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