heteropoly

adjective
het·​er·​o·​poly | \ ¦hetərō¦pälē \

Definition of heteropoly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: containing several groups or ions of different acid-forming elements

heteropoly-

combining form

Definition of heteropoly- (Entry 2 of 2)

: containing several groups or ions of different acid-forming elements in names of complex inorganic acids and their saltsheteropolymolybdates such as phosphomolybdates — compare isopoly-

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History and Etymology for heteropoly

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary heteropoly-

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary heter- + poly-

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“Heteropoly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heteropoly. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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