American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The chemistry of plants.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Vegetable chemistry; the chemistry of plants.
- n. chemistry, botany The scientific study of the chemicals found in plants.
- n. botany The collection of chemicals and chemical processes found in a particular plant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Chemistry in its relation to vegetable bodies; vegetable chemistry.
- n. the branch of organic chemistry dealing with the chemistry of plants
- From phyto- "plant" + chemistry (Wiktionary)
“The curriculum provides a thorough grounding in all aspects of herbal studies, including botany and field identification, harvesting techniques, medicine making, phytochemistry and phytopharmacology, therapeutic aromatherapy, ethical wildcrafting, and the business of herbalism.”
“Dr. Gheyouche gave results of studies on three plants in which aspects of microbiology, pharmacology and some phytochemistry were covered.”
“Prof. M.R. Khan reported on the testing of medicinal plants for their antibacterial properties, and also on the phytochemistry of over 200 plants used in Tanzania.”
“The integration of ethnomedical data which includes formulation, pharmacology, toxicology and phytochemistry, leads to faster means of evaluating traditional medicines.”
“The use of ethnomedical data can facilitate a rational application of pharmaceutical principles in the phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and therapeutics of medicines prepared from plants.”
“CIMAP, Lucknow for agro-technology; Regional Research Laboratory, Jammu for phytochemistry; Publication and Information Directorate, New Delhi for bibliography; Botanical Survey of India, Dehra Dun for taxonomy; Lok Swasthaya Parampara Samvardhan Samiti, Coirnbatore for traditional medicine; National Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute, Trivandrum for traditional medicine; and Ayurvedic Research Institute, Trivandrum for pharmacognosy.”
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