stoichiometry

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Etymology[edit]

Coined as German Stöchiometrie by Jeremias Benjamin Richter in 1792. From Ancient Greek στοιχεῖον (stoikheîon, element) + -metry.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌstɔɪ.kiˈɒm.ə.tɹi/

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stoichiometry (countable and uncountable, plural stoichiometries)

  1. (uncountable, chemistry) The study and calculation of quantitative (measurable) relationships of the reactants and products in chemical reactions (chemical equations).
  2. (countable, chemistry) The quantitative relationship between the reactants and products of a specific reaction or equation.

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