Medical Dictionary

prototropy

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noun pro·tot·ro·py \prō-ˈtä-trə-pē\

Medical Definition of prototropy

plural

prototropies

  1. :  tautomerism involving the migration of a proton especially to a location three atoms distant in an organic molecule—compare anionotropy, cationotropy

prototropic

\ˌprōt-ə-ˈtrō-pik\play adjective

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