heteroatom

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noun het·ero·at·om \ˈhe-tə-rō-ˌa-təm\

Definition of heteroatom

  1. :  an atom other than carbon in the ring of a heterocyclic compound

1900

First Known Use of heteroatom

1900


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heteroatom

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noun het·ero·at·om \ˈhet-ə-rō-ˌat-əm\

Medical Definition of heteroatom

  1. :  an atom other than carbon in the ring of a heterocyclic compound


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