spin label

noun

Medical Definition of spin label

: a chemical species (as a free radical or metal complex) that has an unpaired electron and that is introduced into a molecule so that the molecule can be investigated using electron spin resonance

Other Words from spin label

spin-labeled or spin-labelled adjective
spin labeling or spin labelling noun

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“Spin label.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spin%20label. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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