cosmochemistry

[koz-muh-kem-uh-stree]

noun

the science dealing with the occurrence and distribution of chemical elements in the universe.

Nearby words

  1. cosmicality,
  2. cosmid,
  3. cosmine,
  4. cosmism,
  5. cosmo-,
  6. cosmodrome,
  7. cosmogony,
  8. cosmographic,
  9. cosmography,
  10. cosmoid

Origin of cosmochemistry

First recorded in 1935–40; cosmo- + chemistry

Related formscos·mo·chem·ist, nouncos·mo·chem·i·cal [koz-muh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌkɒz məˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective

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