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stoichiometry

[ stoi-kee-om-i-tree ]
/ ˌstɔɪ kiˈɒm ɪ tri /
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noun

the calculation of the quantities of chemical elements or compounds involved in chemical reactions.
the branch of chemistry dealing with relationships of combining elements, especially quantitatively.

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Also stoi·chei·om·e·try [stoi-kahy-om-i-tree]. /ˌstɔɪ kaɪˈɒm ɪ tri/.

Origin of stoichiometry

1800–10; <Greek stoicheîo(n) (see stoichiometric) + -metry
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British Dictionary definitions for stoichiometry

stoichiometry

stoicheiometry or stoechiometry

/ (ˌstɔɪkɪˈɒmɪtrɪ) /

noun

the branch of chemistry concerned with the proportions in which elements are combined in compounds and the quantitative relationships between reactants and products in chemical reactions
C19: from Greek stoikheion element + -metry
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Medical definitions for stoichiometry

stoichiometry
[ stoi′kē-ŏmĭ-trē ]

n.

Calculation of the quantities of reactants and products in a chemical reaction.
The quantitative relationship between reactants and products in a chemical reaction.
stoi′chi•o•metric (-ə-mĕtrĭk) adj.stoi′chi•o•metri•cal•ly adv.
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