heteroatom

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Heteroatom

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hetero- +‎ atom.

Noun[edit]

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.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]