Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Ligand

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6893

\li-gәnd, lī-\ n [L ligandus, gerundive of ligare] (1949) An atom, molecule, or ion bonded to the central atom in a complex.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA