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chem·i·cal en·er·gy

energy liberated or absorbed by a chemical reaction, for example, oxidation of carbon, or absorbed in the formation of a chemical compound.
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che·mi·cal en·er·gy

(kem'i-kăl en'ĕr-jē)
Energy liberated or absorbed by a chemical reaction (e.g., oxidation of carbon) or absorbed in the formation of a chemical compound.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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