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disubstituted Syllabification: di·sub·sti·tut·ed
Pronunciation: /dīˈsəbstətyo͞odəd/

Definition of disubstituted in English:


(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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