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phytochemical

adjective phy·to·chem·i·cal \ ˌfī-tō-ˈke-mi-kəl \

Definition of phytochemical

: of, relating to, or being phytochemistry

phytochemically

play \ˌfī-tō-ˈke-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of phytochemical

circa 1858


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phytochemical

noun

Definition of phytochemical

: a chemical compound (such as beta-carotene) occurring naturally in plants

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First Known Use of phytochemical

1966


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phytochemical

adjective phy·to·chem·i·cal \ -ˈkem-i-kəl \

medical Definition of phytochemical

: of, relating to, or being phytochemistry

phytochemically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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phytochemical

noun

medical Definition of phytochemical

: a chemical compound (as a carotenoid or phytosterol) occurring naturally in plants; especially : phytonutrient

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