phytochemistry

[ fahy-tuh-kem-uh-stree ]
/ ˌfaɪ təˈkɛm ə stri /

noun

the branch of biochemistry dealing with plants and plant processes.

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Origin of phytochemistry

First recorded in 1830–40; phyto- + chemistry

OTHER WORDS FROM phytochemistry

phy·to·chem·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phytochemistry

phytochemistry
/ (ˌfaɪtəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun

the branch of chemistry concerned with plants, their chemical composition and processes

Derived forms of phytochemistry

phytochemist, noun
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