heteronuclear

adjective het·ero·nuclear \¦hetərō+\

Definition of heteronuclear

  1. 1 :  heterocyclic

  2. 2 :  of or relating to different rings in a chemical compound heteronuclear substitution in naphthalene

  3. 3 :  of or relating to a molecule composed of different nuclei hydrogen chloride HCl and deuterium hydride HD consist of heteronuclear diatomic molecules

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Origin and Etymology of heteronuclear

heter- + nuclear


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