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Meaning of chemotaxonomy

che•mo•tax•on•o•my

Pronunciation: (kē"mō-tak-son'u-mē, kem"ō-), [key]
— n. Biochem., Biol.
  1. the identification and classification of organisms by comparative analysis of their biochemical composition.
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