Definition of phytochemistry in English:

phytochemistry

Syllabification: phy·to·chem·is·try
Pronunciation: /ˌfitōˈkeməstrē
 
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noun

  • The branch of chemistry concerned with plants and plant products.
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    • Phytochemistry, or the chemistry of plants, one of the early subdivisions of organic chemistry, has been of great importance in the identification of plant substances of medicinal importance.
    • In the laboratory of pharmacognosy and phytochemistry, we are studying natural products chemistry.

Derivatives

phytochemist

Pronunciation: /-ˈkemist/
noun
More example sentences
  • MNL scientists included phytochemists Neil Robinson, Felicity Currie, Zahid Latif, and the late Maria In's Chicarelli-Robinson, natural products chemist and managing director at MNL.
  • A multidisciplinary team of pharmacognosists, phytochemists and pharmacologists was involved in preparing this monograph.

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