What does phytochemical mean?

Definitions for phytochemicalˌfaɪ təˈkɛm ɪ kəl; ˈfaɪ təˌkɛm-

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  1. phytochemical(Noun)

    Any chemical substance characteristic of plants.

  2. phytochemical(Noun)

    Any chemical or nutrient derived from a plant source; a phytonutrient.

  3. phytochemical(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to phytochemistry

Webster Dictionary

  1. Phytochemical(adj)

    relating to phytochemistry


  1. Phytochemical

    Phytochemicals, chemical compounds that occur naturally in plants. Some are responsible for color and other organoleptic properties, such as the deep purple of blueberries and the smell of garlic. The term is generally used to refer to those chemicals that may have biological significance, for example antioxidants, but are not established as essential nutrients. Scientists estimate that there may be as many as 10,000 different phytochemicals having the potential to affect diseases such as cancer, stroke or metabolic syndrome.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phytochemical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phytochemical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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