trisubstituted

adjective

tri·​sub·​sti·​tut·​ed ˈtrī-ˈsəb-stə-ˌtü-təd How to pronounce trisubstituted (audio)
-ˌtyü-
: having three substituent atoms or groups in the molecule

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trisubstituted was circa 1899

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“Trisubstituted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trisubstituted. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

trisubstituted

adjective
tri·​sub·​sti·​tut·​ed ˈtrī-ˈsəb-stə-ˌt(y)üt-əd How to pronounce trisubstituted (audio)
: having three substituent atoms or groups in the molecule
a trisubstituted amine
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