metalation

noun
met·​al·​a·​tion
plural -s

Definition of metalation

: the process of attaching a metal atom to a carbon atom of an organic molecule

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History and Etymology for metalation

metal entry 1 + -ation

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“Metalation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metalation. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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