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The biochemical study of plants; concerned with the identification, biosynthesis, and metabolism of chemical constituents of plants; especially used in regard to natural products.


(fī″tō-kĕm′ĭs-trē) [″ + chemeia, chemistry]
The study of plant chemistry.


n the scientific study and classification of the chemical constituents of plants.
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Division of Vector Biology and Phytochemistry, Department of Zoology, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, India
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