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Etymology edit

xeno- +‎ chemistry

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xenochemistry (uncountable)

  1. (rare, science fiction) The study of extraterrestrial chemistry.
    • 2012, Norman M. Wereley, Janet M. Sater, Plants and Mechanical Motion: A Synthetic Approach to Nastic Materials and Structures:
      The engineering scale shows “simple copy” at the biological “system or structure” level down to “xenochemistry of engineered systems” at the “molecular level.”

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