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coordination complex

noun

Definition of coordination complex

  1. :  a compound or ion with a central usually metallic atom or ion combined by coordinate bonds with a definite number of surrounding ions, groups, or molecules —called also coordination compound



1951

First Known Use of coordination complex

1951


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