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disubstituted

Syllabification: di·sub·sti·tut·ed
Pronunciation: /dīˈsəbstətyo͞odəd
 
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Definition of disubstituted in English:

adjective

Chemistry
(Of a molecule) having two substituent groups.
Example sentences
  • If an alkene is 1,2 - disubstituted, there are two possible structures - one with the substituents on the same side and one with the substituents on the opposite sides.
  • First was a study of the solubilities of o -, m - and p disubstituted benzenes.
  • Starting from DuP 697 the defendants also synthesised certain 3,4 disubstituted products within the claims during this investigation.

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