carbanion

noun
carb·​an·​ion | \ kär-ˈba-ˌnī-ən How to pronounce carbanion (audio) , -ˌnī-ˌän\

Definition of carbanion

: an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom — compare carbonium

First Known Use of carbanion

1933, in the meaning defined above

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carbanion

noun
carb·​an·​ion | \ kär-ˈban-ˌī-ən, -ˌī-ˌän How to pronounce carbanion (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbanion

: an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom

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