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physicochemical

[fiz-i-koh-kem-i-kuh l]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. physical and chemical: the physicochemical properties of an isomer.
  2. physical chemistry.
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Origin of physicochemical

First recorded in 1655–65; physic(al) + -o- + chemical
Related formsphys·i·co·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for physicochemical

Historical Examples

  • The question remains: What could be the physicochemical nature of this cytolysis?

    The Organism as a Whole

    Jacques Loeb


British Dictionary definitions for physicochemical

physicochemical

adjective
  1. of, concerned with, or relating to physical chemistry or both physics and chemistry
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Derived Formsphysicochemically, adverb
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physicochemical in Medicine

physicochemical

(fĭz′ĭ-kō-kĕmĭ-kəl)
adj.
  1. Relating to both physical and chemical properties.
  2. Relating to physical chemistry.
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