astrochemistry astrochemistry n. the branch of science involving astronomy and chemistry which studies the chemical composition, chemical reactions, and evolution of matter in outer space. -- {as`tro*chem"ic*al}, a. -- {as`tro*chem"ic*al*ly}, adv. [PJC]

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  • astrochemistry — astrochemical /as troh kem i keuhl/, adj. astrochemically, adv. /as troh kem euh stree/, n. a branch of astronomy and chemistry dealing with the chemical composition and evolution of the universe and its parts. [1970 75; ASTRO + CHEMISTRY] * * * …   Universalium

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