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hydrogen bond

noun

Definition of hydrogen bond

  1. :  an electrostatic attraction between a hydrogen atom in one polar molecule (as of water) and a small electronegative atom (as of oxygen, nitrogen, or fluorine) in usually another molecule of the same or a different polar substance

hydrogen bonding noun


1923

First Known Use of hydrogen bond

1923


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hydrogen bond

noun

Medical Definition of hydrogen bond

  1. :  an electrostatic attraction between a hydrogen atom in one polar molecule (as of water) and a small electronegative atom (as of oxygen, nitrogen, or fluorine) in usually another molecule of the same or a different polar substance

  2. hydrogen bonding noun



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