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physicochemical

[fiz-i-koh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌfɪz ɪ koʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
physical and chemical:
the physicochemical properties of an isomer.
2.
pertaining to physical chemistry.
Origin of physicochemical
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65; physic(al) + -o- + chemical
Related forms
physicochemically, adverb
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  • The question remains: What could be the physicochemical nature of this cytolysis?

British Dictionary definitions for physicochemical

physicochemical

/ˌfɪzɪkəʊˈkɛmɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of, concerned with, or relating to physical chemistry or both physics and chemistry
Derived Forms
physicochemically, adverb
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physicochemical in Medicine

physicochemical phys·i·co·chem·i·cal (fĭz'ĭ-kō-kěm'ĭ-kəl)
adj.

  1. Relating to both physical and chemical properties.

  2. Relating to physical chemistry.

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