topochemical

adjective
topo·​chemical | \ ¦täpə, ¦tōpə+ \

Definition of topochemical

1 : of, relating to, or constituting a locally confined chemical reaction
2 : of, relating to, or constituting a combined tactile and chemical sense (as that of the antennae of insects) that is fundamentally equivalent to olfaction

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History and Etymology for topochemical

top- + chemical

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“Topochemical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/topochemical. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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