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magneton

noun mag·ne·ton \ˈmag-nə-ˌtän\

Definition of MAGNETON

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

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

magneton

noun mag·ne·ton \ˈmag-nə-ˌtän\

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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