vicinal

adjective
vic·​i·​nal | \ˈvi-sə-nəl, ˈvis-nəl\

Definition of vicinal 

1 : of or relating to a limited district : local

2 : of, relating to, or substituted in adjacent sites in a molecule a vicinal disulfide group

First Known Use of vicinal

circa 1623, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vicinal

Latin vicinalis, from vicinus neighbor, from vicinus, adjective, neighboring

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