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.

Nearby words

  1. zoo,
  2. zoo doo,
  3. zoo-,
  4. zoobiotic,
  5. zoochem.,
  6. zoochlorella,
  7. zoochore,
  8. zoochorous,
  9. zooerastia,
  10. zooflagellate

Origin of zoochemistry

First recorded in 1860–65; zoo- + chemistry

Related formszo·o·chem·i·cal [zoh-uh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌzoʊ əˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for zoochemistry

zoochemistry

/ (ˌzəʊəˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun

the branch of biochemistry that is concerned with the constituents of an animal's body
Derived Formszoochemical, adjective

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012