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Meaning of PHYTOCHEMICAL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phy`to*chem"ic*al\, a.
Relating to phytochemistry. --R. Hunt.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Technically, any chemical produced by a plant, but this term usually refers to certain plant chemicals (such as carotenoids) that researchers believe may impart health benefits such as better protection from cancer.
 

 

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