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pho·to·chem·is·try

 (fō′tō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
The chemistry of the effects of light on chemical systems.

pho′to·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pho′to·chem′i·cal·ly adv.
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photochemistry

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
n
(Chemistry) the branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of light and other electromagnetic radiations. Also called: actinochemistry
ˌphotoˈchemist n
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pho•to•chem•is•try

(ˌfoʊ toʊˈkɛm ə stri)

n.
the branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light.
[1865–70]
pho`to•chem′i•cal (-ɪ kəl) adj.
pho`to•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
pho`to•chem′ist, n.
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Noun1.photochemistry - branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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