Definition of phytochemistry in English:

phytochemistry

noun

  • [mass noun] The branch of chemistry concerned with plants and plant products.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In the laboratory of pharmacognosy and phytochemistry, we are studying natural products chemistry.’

Pronunciation:

phytochemistry

/fʌɪtəʊˈkɛmɪstri/