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stoichiometry

[stoi-kee-om-i-tree] /ˌstɔɪ kiˈɒm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the calculation of the quantities of chemical elements or compounds involved in chemical reactions.
2.
the branch of chemistry dealing with relationships of combining elements, especially quantitatively.
Also, stoicheiometry
[stoi-kahy-om-i-tree] /ˌstɔɪ kaɪˈɒm ɪ tri/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Greek stoicheîo(n) (see stoichiometric) + -metry
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British Dictionary definitions for stoichiometry

stoichiometry

/ˌstɔɪkɪˈɒmɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
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
Word Origin
C19: from Greek stoikheion element + -metry
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Word Origin and History for stoichiometry
n.

1807, from Greek stoikheion "element" + -metry. Related: Stoichiometric.

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stoichiometry in Medicine

stoichiometry stoi·chi·om·e·try (stoi'kē-ŏm'ĭ-trē)
n.

  1. Calculation of the quantities of reactants and products in a chemical reaction.

  2. The quantitative relationship between reactants and products in a chemical reaction.


stoi'chi·o·met'ric (-ə-mět'rĭk) adj.
stoi'chi·o·met'ri·cal·ly adv.
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