nucleophile

noun
nu·cle·o·phile | \ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l, ˈnyü-\

Definition of nucleophile 

: a nucleophilic substance (such as an electron-donating reagent)

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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nucleophile

noun
nu·cleo·phile | \ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌfīl \

Medical Definition of nucleophile 

: a nucleophilic substance (as an electron-donating reagent)

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