mechanochemistry

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noun mech·a·no·chem·is·try \ˌme-kə-nō-ˈke-mə-strē\

Definition of mechanochemistry

  1. :  chemistry that deals with the conversion of chemical energy into mechanical work (as in the contraction of a muscle)

mechanochemical

play \-ˈke-mi-kəl\ adjective

1928

First Known Use of mechanochemistry

1928


Medical Dictionary

mechanochemistry

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noun mech·a·no·chem·is·try \ˌmek-ə-nō-ˈkem-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of mechanochemistry

plural

mechanochemistries

  1. :  chemistry that deals with the conversion of chemical energy into mechanical work (as in the contraction of a muscle)

mechanochemical

\-ˈkem-i-kəl\play adjective

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