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side chain

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side chain

noun

Definition of SIDE CHAIN

:  a shorter chain or group of atoms attached to a principal chain or to a ring in a molecule

First Known Use of SIDE CHAIN

1886

side chain

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SIDE CHAIN

:  a branched chain of atoms attached to the principal chain or to a ring in a molecule

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