coordination compound

noun

Medical Definition of coordination compound

: a compound or ion with a central usually metallic atom or ion combined by coordinate bonds with a definite number of surrounding ions, groups, or molecules

called also coordination complex

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“Coordination compound.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coordination%20compound. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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