Chemism
Chemism Chem"ism, n. [Cf. F. chimisme. See {Chemistry}.] The force exerted between the atoms of elementary substance whereby they unite to form chemical compounds; chemical attaction; affinity; -- sometimes used as a general expression for chemical activity or relationship. [1913 Webster]

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