substituent

noun sub·stit·u·ent \ səb-ˈsti-chə-wənt , -ˈstich-wənt \

Definition of substituent

: an atom or group that replaces another atom or group in a molecule

substituent

adjective

Origin and Etymology of substituent

Latin substituent-, substituens, present participle of substituere


Medical Dictionary

substituent

noun sub·stit·u·ent \ səb-ˈstich-(ə-)wənt \

medical Definition of substituent

: an atom or group that replaces another atom or group in a molecule

substituent

adjective

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