phytochemistry

noun
phy·​to·​chem·​is·​try | \ ˌfī-tō-ˈke-mə-strē How to pronounce phytochemistry (audio) \

Definition of phytochemistry

: the chemistry of plants, plant processes, and plant products

Other Words from phytochemistry

phytochemist \ ˌfī-​tō-​ˈke-​mist How to pronounce phytochemistry (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of phytochemistry

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phytochemistry

phyto- + chemistry, perhaps after New Latin phytochemia or German Phytochemie

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The first known use of phytochemistry was in 1837

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“Phytochemistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phytochemistry. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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phytochemistry

noun
phy·​to·​chem·​is·​try | \ -ˈkem-ə-strē How to pronounce phytochemistry (audio) \
plural phytochemistries

Medical Definition of phytochemistry

: the chemistry of plants, plant processes, and plant products

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