acceptor

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ac·cep·tor

noun \ik-ˈsep-tər, ak-\

Definition of ACCEPTOR

1
:  accepter 1
2
:  one that accepts an order or a bill of exchange
3
:  an atom, molecule, or subatomic particle capable of receiving another entity (as an electron) especially to form a compound — compare donor 3a

First Known Use of ACCEPTOR

14th century

ac·cep·tor

noun \ik-ˈsep-tər, ak-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACCEPTOR

: an atom, molecule, or subatomic particle capable of receiving another entity (as an electron) especially to form a compound—compare donor 2

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