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nucleophile

noun nu·cle·o·phile \ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NUCLEOPHILE

:  a nucleophilic substance (as an electron-donating reagent)

First Known Use of NUCLEOPHILE

1943

nucleophile

noun nu·cleo·phile \ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌfīl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NUCLEOPHILE

:  a nucleophilic substance (as an electron-donating reagent)

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