heteropoly

1 of 2

adjective

het·​er·​o·​poly
¦hetərō¦pälē
: containing several groups or ions of different acid-forming elements

heteropoly-

2 of 2

combining form

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

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary heteropoly-

Combining form

International Scientific Vocabulary heter- + poly-

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heteropoly

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“Heteropoly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heteropoly. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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