anionotropy

noun

an·​ion·​ot·​ro·​py ˌan-ˌī-ə-ˈnä-trə-pē How to pronounce anionotropy (audio)
plural anionotropies
: tautomerism involving migration of an anion (as chloride, hydroxyl, or acetate) of which the best-known type is allylic rearrangement compare cationotropy, prototropy
anionotropic adjective

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“Anionotropy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anionotropy. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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