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Meaning of heteroatom by Wiktionary Dictionary

heteroatom


    Etymology

    From hetero- +‎ atom .

    Noun

    heteroatom ( plural: heteroatoms )

    1. ( chemistry ) Any atom in a heterocyclic ring ( or other structure normally built of carbon atoms ) that is not a carbon atom .

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    See also

    • Heteroatom on Wikipedia .