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photochemistry

[foh-toh-kem-uh-stree] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈkɛm ə stri/
noun
1.
the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; photo- + chemistry
Related forms
photochemical
[foh-toh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
photochemic, adjective
photochemically, adverb
photochemist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photo-chemic

photochemistry

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of light and other electromagnetic radiations Also called actinochemistry
Derived Forms
photochemist, noun
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photo-chemic in Medicine

photochemistry pho·to·chem·is·try (fō'tō-kěm'ĭ-strē)
n.
The branch of chemistry that deals with the effects of light on chemical systems.


pho'to·chem'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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photo-chemic in Science
photochemistry
  (fō'tō-kěm'ĭ-strē)   
The scientific study of the effects of light and ultraviolet radiation on chemical reactions.
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