magneton

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mag·ne·ton

noun \ˈmag-nə-ˌtän\

Definition of MAGNETON

:  a unit of the quantized magnetic moment of a particle (as an atom)

Origin of MAGNETON

International Scientific Vocabulary magnet- + 2-on
First Known Use: 1911

mag·ne·ton

noun \ˈmag-nə-ˌtän\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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