Definition of Phytochemistry

1. Noun. The branch of organic chemistry dealing with the chemistry of plants.

Generic synonyms: Organic Chemistry



Definition of Phytochemistry

1. n. Chemistry in its relation to vegetable bodies; vegetable chemistry.

Definition of Phytochemistry

1. Noun. (context: chemistry botany) The scientific study of the chemicals found in plants. ¹

2. Noun. (botany) The collection of chemicals and chemical processes found in a particular plant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phytochemistry

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Medical Definition of Phytochemistry

1. Chemistry in its relation to vegetable bodies; vegetable chemistry. Origin: Phyto- + chemistry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phytochemistry

phytobacterium
phytobenthos
phytobezoar
phytobezoars
phytobiological
phytobiologist
phytobiologists
phytobiology
phytocentric
phytochelatin
phytochelatins
phytochemical
phytochemically
phytochemicals
phytochemist
phytochemistry (current term)
phytochemists
phytochimy
phytochrome
phytochromes
phytochromobilin synthase
phytocide
phytocides
phytocoenological
phytocoenologically
phytocoenology
phytocoenose
phytocoenoses
phytocoenosis
phytocyanin

Literary usage of Phytochemistry

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1. Cover Crops in West Africa: Contributing to Sustainable Agriculture by Daniel Buckles (1998)
"(Fabaceae), and provides new data on its phytochemistry, toxicology, and food potential. Small-scale farmers in the tropics have traditionally used Mucuna ..."

2. Forest Products, Livelihoods, and Conservation: Case Studies of Non-timber by Brian Murray Belcher, Koen Kusters, Terry C. H. Sutherland, Ousseynou NDoye (2004)
"phytochemistry 26(9): 2505-7. Nishimoto, N., Shiobara, Y., Inque, SS, Fujino, ... and ecdysteroids from Pfaffia glomerata. phytochemistry 32(6): 1527-30. ..."

3. Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants: Bibliography: January 1990-June 1991 by Susan A. McCarthy (1993)
"phytochemistry v. 29 (3): p. 993-994;. Includes references. ... phytochemistry v. 29 (7): p. 2361-2364;. Part 20 in the series 'Research on African ..."

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