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astrochemistry

[as-troh-kem-uh-stree] /ˌæs troʊˈkɛm ə stri/
noun
1.
a branch of astronomy and chemistry dealing with the chemical composition and evolution of the universe and its parts.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; astro- + chemistry
Related forms
astrochemical
[as-troh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌæs troʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
astrochemically, adverb
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astrochemistry

/ˌæstrəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the chemistry of celestial bodies and space, esp by means of spectroscopy
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