cosmochemistry

[koz-muh-kem-uh-stree]
noun
the science dealing with the occurrence and distribution of chemical elements in the universe.

Origin:
1935–40; cosmo- + chemistry

cosmochemist, noun
cosmochemical [koz-muh-kem-i-kuhl] , adjective
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