photochemistry

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

Definition of photochemistry

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

  2. 2a :  photochemical properties the photochemistry of gasesb :  photochemical processes photochemistry of vision

photochemist

play \ˌfō-tō-ˈke-mist\ noun

First Known Use of photochemistry

1860


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photochemistry

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noun pho·to·chem·is·try \-ˈkem-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of photochemistry

plural

photochemistries

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

  2. 2a:  photochemical properties the photochemistry of gasesb:  photochemical processes the photochemistry of vision


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