: an expanded molecular formula showing the arrangement within the molecule of atoms and of bonds
Examples of structural formula in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe trope of the defense attorney as arbiter of moral justice may be the show’s most enduring influence, at least as important as the structural formula the show established.
Jacqui Shine, Smithsonian Magazine, 19 June 2020
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