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[fiz-i-koh-kem-i-kuh l]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. physical and chemical: the physicochemical properties of an isomer.
  2. pertaining to physical chemistry.

Origin of physicochemical

First recorded in 1655–65; physic(al) + -o- + chemical
Related formsphys·i·co·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for physicochemical

Historical Examples

  • The question remains: What could be the physicochemical nature of this cytolysis?

    The Organism as a Whole</p>

    Jacques Loeb

British Dictionary definitions for physicochemical


  1. of, concerned with, or relating to physical chemistry or both physics and chemistry
Derived Formsphysicochemically, adverb
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physicochemical in Medicine


([object Object])
  1. Relating to both physical and chemical properties.
  2. Relating to physical chemistry.
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