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physical chemistry

the branch of chemistry dealing with the relations between the physical properties of substances and their chemical composition and transformations.
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1890-95 Unabridged
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physical chemistry

the branch of chemistry concerned with the way in which the physical properties of substances depend on and influence their chemical structure, properties, and reactions
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physical-chemistry in Medicine

physical chemistry n.
Scientific analysis of the properties and behavior of chemical systems primarily by physical theory and technique.

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physical-chemistry in Science
physical chemistry  
The branch of chemistry that is concerned with the physical structure of chemical compounds, the amount of energy they have, the way they react with other compounds, and the bonds that hold their atoms together.
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