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zoochemistry

[zoh-uh-kem-i-stree]
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noun
  1. the branch of chemistry dealing with the constituents of the animal body; animal chemistry.

Origin of zoochemistry

First recorded in 1860–65; zoo- + chemistry
Related formszo·o·chem·i·cal [zoh-uh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌzoʊ əˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zoochemistry

zoochemistry

noun
  1. the branch of biochemistry that is concerned with the constituents of an animal's body
Derived Formszoochemical, adjective
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