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cos·mo·chem·is·try

 (kŏz′mō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
The scientific study of the chemical composition of the universe, especially the early universe.

cos′mo·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
cos′mo·chem′ist n.
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cosmochemist

(ˌkɒzməˈkɛmɪst)
n
a student of cosmochemistry
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