Synonyms of 'chemistry: Branches of chemistry'
analytical chemistrya branch of chemistry that deals with the identification of compounds and mixtures (qualitative analysis) or the determination of the proportions of the constituents (quantitative analysis): techniques commonly used are titration, precipitation, spectroscopy, chromatography, etc. astrochemistrythe study of the chemistry of celestial bodies and space, esp by means of spectroscopy biochemistrychemurgythe branch of chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic raw materials, esp materials of agricultural origin cytochemistrythe chemistry of living cells electrochemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the study of electric cells and electrolysis geochemistrythe geology and chemistry concerned with the chemical composition of, and chemical reactions taking place within, the earth's crust histochemistrythe chemistry of tissues, such as liver and bone, often studied with the aid of a microscope immunochemistryinorganic chemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the elements and all their compounds except those containing carbon. Some simple carbon compounds, such as oxides, carbonates, etc, are treated as inorganic kineticsthe branch of chemistry concerned with the rates of chemical reactions magnetochemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the relationship between magnetic and chemical properties neurochemistrythe study of the chemistry of the nervous system nuclear chemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with nuclear reactions organic chemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the compounds of carbon: originally confined to compounds produced by living organisms but now extended to include man-made substances based on carbon, such as plastics petrochemistrythe chemistry of petroleum and its derivatives phonochemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of sound and ultrasonic waves photochemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical effects of light and other electromagnetic radiations physical chemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the way in which the physical properties of substances depend on and influence their chemical structure, properties, and reactions phytochemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with plants, their chemical composition and processes radiochemistrythe chemistry of radioactive elements and their compounds stereochemistrystoichiometrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the proportions in which elements are combined in compounds and the quantitative relationships between reactants and products in chemical reactions thermochemistrythe branch of chemistry concerned with the study and measurement of the heat evolved or absorbed during chemical reactions zoochemistrythe branch of biochemistry that is concerned with the constituents of an animal's body zymurgythe branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation processes in brewing, etc ▷ See chemistry
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