carbanion


carb·an·ion

noun \kär-ˈba-ˌnī-ən, -ˌnī-ˌän\

Definition of CARBANION

:  an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom — compare carbonium

First Known Use of CARBANION

1933

carb·an·ion

noun \kär-ˈban-ˌī-ən, -ˌī-ˌän\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARBANION

: an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom

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