zoochemistry

[ zoh-uh-kem-i-stree ]
/ ˌzoʊ əˈkɛm ɪ stri /

noun

the branch of chemistry dealing with the constituents of the animal body; animal chemistry.

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Origin of zoochemistry

First recorded in 1860–65; zoo- + chemistry

OTHER WORDS FROM zoochemistry

zo·o·chem·i·cal [zoh-uh-kem-i-kuhl], /ˌzoʊ əˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zoochemistry

zoochemistry
/ (ˌzəʊəˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun

the branch of biochemistry that is concerned with the constituents of an animal's body

Derived forms of zoochemistry

zoochemical, adjective
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