heteroatom

See also: Heteroatom

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EtymologyEdit

From hetero- +‎ atom.

NounEdit

heteroatom (plural heteroatoms)

  1. (chemistry) Any atom in a heterocyclic ring (or other structure normally built of carbon atoms) that is not a carbon atom.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 06:11