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chemo-or chemi- or chem-
Chemicals; chemical: chemotherapy.
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chemi-or before a vowel
(Chemistry) indicating that chemicals or chemical reactions are involved: chemotherapy.
[New Latin, from Late Greek khēmeia; see alchemy]
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