• The branch of natural science that deals with the composition and constitution of substances and the changes that they undergo as a consequence of alterations in the constitution of their molecules.
  • An application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance.
  • The mutual attraction between two people; rapport.


  • First coined 1605, from chemist + -ry. From chemist, chymist, from , from , from article اَل + , from χύμα, from χυμός, from χέω.

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