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stoichiometry

Pronunciation: stoy'ke-om'e-tre

Definition: Determination of the relative quantities of the substances concerned in any chemical reaction, with the laws of definite proportions in chemistry, as in the molar proportions in a reaction.

[G. stoicheion, element, + metron, measure]

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