triatomic

adjective
tri·​atom·​ic | \ ˌtrī-ə-ˈtä-mik How to pronounce triatomic (audio) \

Definition of triatomic

: having three atoms in the molecule ozone is triatomic oxygen

First Known Use of triatomic

1862, in the meaning defined above

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triatomic

adjective
tri·​atom·​ic | \ ˌtrī-ə-ˈtäm-ik How to pronounce triatomic (audio) \

Medical Definition of triatomic

: having three atoms in the molecule ozone is triatomic oxygen

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