tetracoordinated

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tetra- +‎ coordinated

Adjective[edit]

tetracoordinated (not comparable)

  1. Having four coordinate bonds
    • 2015 September 18, “Synthesis and Characterization of Cobalt(III), Nickel(II) and Copper(II) Mononuclear Complexes with the Ligand 1,3-bis[(2-aminoethyl)amino]-2-propanol and Their Catalase-Like Activity”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0137926:
      The X-ray structures showed that the nickel (2) and copper (3) complexes are tetracoordinated, with the metal ion bound to the nitrogen atoms of the ligand.