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Topic: CHEMISTRY

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Greek
Origin: synthetikos, from syntithenai; SYNTHESIS

synthetic

adjective
     
syn‧thet‧ic
HC produced by combining different artificial substances, rather than being naturally produced:
synthetic chemicals
synthetically adverb
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