microchemistry

[ mahy-kroh-kem-uh-stree ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈkɛm ə stri /

noun

the branch of chemistry dealing with minute quantities of substances.

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Origin of microchemistry

First recorded in 1885–90; micro- + chemistry

OTHER WORDS FROM microchemistry

mi·cro·chem·i·cal [mahy-kroh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for microchemistry

microchemistry
/ (ˌmaɪkrəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun

chemical experimentation with minute quantities of material

Derived forms of microchemistry

microchemical, adjective
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Medical definitions for microchemistry

microchemistry
[ mī′krō-kĕmĭ-strē ]

n.

Chemistry that deals with minute quantities of materials, frequently less than one milligram in mass or one milliliter in volume.
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