Origin of microchemistry

First recorded in 1885–90; micro- + chemistry
Related formsmi·cro·chem·i·cal [mahy-kroh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for microchemistry


  1. chemical experimentation with minute quantities of material
Derived Formsmicrochemical, adjective
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microchemistry in Medicine


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