photochemistry

noun
pho·​to·​chem·​is·​try | \ˌfō-tō-ˈke-mə-strē \

Definition of photochemistry 

1 : a branch of chemistry that deals with the effect of radiant energy in producing chemical changes

2a : photochemical properties the photochemistry of gases

b : photochemical processes photochemistry of vision

Other Words from photochemistry

photochemist \ ˌfō-​tō-​ˈke-​mist \ noun

First Known Use of photochemistry

1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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photochemistry

noun
pho·​to·​chem·​is·​try | \-ˈkem-ə-strē \
plural photochemistries

Medical Definition of photochemistry 

1 : a branch of chemistry that deals with the effect of radiant energy in producing chemical changes

2a : photochemical properties the photochemistry of gases

b : photochemical processes the photochemistry of vision

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