Origin of magneton
International Scientific Vocabulary magnet- + 2-on
First Known Use: 1911
Medical Definition of magneton
: a unit of measurement of the magnetic moment of a particle (as an atom or atomic nucleus) that is equal to 0.927×10−20 ergs per oersted for atoms and 0.505×10−23 ergs per oersted for atomic nuclei
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