nucleophilic

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adjective nu·cle·o·phil·ic \ˌnü-klē-ə-ˈfi-lik, ˌnyü-\

Definition of nucleophilic

  1. 1 of an atom, ion, or molecule :  having an affinity for atomic nuclei :  being an electron donor

  2. 2 :  involving a nucleophilic species <a nucleophilic reaction> — compare electrophilic

nucleophilically

play \-li-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

nucleophilicity

play \-klē-ō-fi-ˈli-sə-tē\ noun

1933

First Known Use of nucleophilic

1933


Medical Dictionary

nucleophilic

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adjective nu·cleo·phil·ic \ˌn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˈfil-ik\

Medical Definition of nucleophilic

  1. 1of an atom, ion, or molecule :  having an affinity for atomic nuclei :  being an electron donor

  2. 2:  involving a nucleophilic species <a nucleophilic reaction>

nucleophilically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

nucleophilicity

\-klē-ō-fil-ˈis-ət-ē\play noun plural

nucleophilicities


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