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hydrogen bond

noun

Medical Definition of HYDROGEN BOND

:  an electrostatic attraction between a hydrogen atom in one polar molecule (as of water) and a small electronegative atom (as of oxygen, nitrogen, or fluorine) in usually another molecule of the same or a different polar substance
hydrogen bonding noun

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May 23, 2015
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