actinochemistry

[ak-tin-oh-kem-uh-stree, ak-tuh-noh-]

noun

the branch of chemistry dealing with actinism; photochemistry.

Nearby words

  1. actinium series,
  2. actino-,
  3. actinobacillosis,
  4. actinobacillus,
  5. actinobiology,
  6. actinodermatitis,
  7. actinodrome,
  8. actinogram,
  9. actinograph,
  10. actinoid

Origin of actinochemistry

First recorded in 1835–45; actino- + chemistry

Related formsac·tin·o·chem·i·cal [ak-tin-oh-kem-i-kuh l, ak-tuh-noh-] /ækˌtɪn oʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl, ˌæk tə noʊ-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for actinochemistry

actinochemistry

noun

another name for photochemistry
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