Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of heteroatom in English:
An atom in the ring of a cyclic compound other than a carbon atom.
- Another common reaction, useful in the formation of ring systems containing a heteroatom such as nitrogen, is the hetero-Diels-Alder reaction.
- The heteroatoms, including the retinal, were removed.
- It has abundant carbon-containing molecules and heteroatoms.
- Example sentences
- Homoatomic and heteroatomic refers to the kind of atoms present in the substance.
- The features of the distribution and composition of heteroatomic crude oil components remaining in rocks of the reservoir developed by water flooding have been revealed.
- Reported are the first heteroatomic deltahedral Zintl ions made of elements differing by more than one group, indium or gallium and bismuth.
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