phytochemistry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From phyto- "plant" + chemistry

Noun[edit]

phytochemistry (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, botany) The scientific study of the chemicals found in plants.
  2. (botany) The collection of chemicals and chemical processes found in a particular plant.
    The phytochemistry of mosses is very different from that of other plants.

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