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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to phytochemistry.
  • adjective Of or relating to phytochemicals.
  • noun A nonnutritive bioactive plant substance, such as a flavonoid or carotenoid, considered to have a beneficial effect on human health.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining or relating to phytochemistry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Relating to phytochemistry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any chemical substance characteristic of plants.
  • noun Any chemical or nutrient derived from a plant source; a phytonutrient.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to phytochemistry

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a chemical substance obtained from plants that is biologically active but not nutritive

Etymologies

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From phyto- +‎ chemical

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