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chemistry(kem'i-stre) [Ult. fr Gr. chemeia, alchemy]
The science dealing with the molecular and atomic structure of matter and the composition of substances (their formation, decomposition, and transformations). chemical (kem'i-kal), adjective
Chemistry concerned with the detection of chemical substances (qualitative analysis) or the determination of the amounts of substances (quantitative analysis) in a compound.
The chemistry of emulsions, mists, foams, and suspensions.
The manufacturing of molecules having specific sizes, shapes, or functional characteristics using computer-aided algorithms or design rules.
The use of mathematical formulas to simulate or study a variety of chemical characteristics, including a compound's electronic structure, geometry, potential energy, and kinetic rate constants.
The study of the entire field of chemistry with emphasis on fundamental concepts or laws.
The chemistry of compounds not containing carbon.
Radiochemistry; the study of changes that take place within the nucleus of an atom, esp. when the nucleus is bombarded by electrons, neutrons, or other subatomic particles.
The branch of chemistry dealing with substances that contain carbon compounds.
The study of chemical changes induced by disease processes (e.g., changes in the chemistry of organs and tissues, blood, secretions, or excretions).
The chemistry of medicines, their composition, synthesis, analysis, storage, and actions.
Theoretical chemistry; the chemistry concerned with fundamental laws underlying chemical changes and the mathematical expression of these laws.
The subdivision of biochemistry concerned with chemical processes in living organisms.