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[mass noun] The branch of chemistry concerned with plants and plant products.
- ‘In the laboratory of pharmacognosy and phytochemistry, we are studying natural products chemistry.’
- ‘Phytochemistry, or the chemistry of plants, one of the early subdivisions of organic chemistry, has been of great importance in the identification of plant substances of medicinal importance.’
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