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I suspect "non" then would be the opposite / inverse:

composition of matter - Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

COMPOSITION OF MATTER. In describing the subjects of patents, the Act of
Congress of July 4, 1836, sect. 6, uses the words "composition of matter;"
these words are usually applied to mixtures and chemical compositions, and
in these cases it is enough that the compound is new. Both the composition
and the mode of compounding may be considered as included in the invention,
when the compound is new.
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