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  1. a branch of astronomy and chemistry dealing with the chemical composition and evolution of the universe and its parts.
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Origin of astrochemistry

First recorded in 1970–75; astro- + chemistry
Related formsas·tro·chem·i·cal [as-troh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌæs troʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjectiveas·tro·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words for astrochemistry

astrophysics, stargazing, astrometry, uranology, selenology, astrochemistry

British Dictionary definitions for astrochemistry


  1. the study of the chemistry of celestial bodies and space, esp by means of spectroscopy
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