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heteroatom

Syllabification: het·er·o·at·om
Pronunciation: /ˌhedərōˈadəm/

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Definition of heteroatom in English:

noun

An atom in the ring of a cyclic compound other than a carbon atom.

Derivatives

heteroatomic

1
Pronunciation: /-əˈtämik/
adjective

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