coordination compound
noun see coordination complex

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  • coordination compound — n a compound or ion with a central usu. metallic atom or ion combined by coordinate bonds with a definite number of surrounding ions, groups, or molecules called also coordination complex …   Medical dictionary

  • coordination compound — Chem. complex (def. 10). Also called coordination complex. * * * ▪ chemistry Introduction  any of a class of substances with chemical structures in which a central metal atom is surrounded by nonmetal atoms or groups of atoms, called ligands… …   Universalium

  • coordination compound — kompleksinis junginys statusas Aprobuotas sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Cheminis junginys, turintis koordinacinių ryšių. atitikmenys: angl. complex; coordination compound rus. комплекс; комплексное соединение; координационное соединение ryšiai …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • coordination compound — kompleksinis junginys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Junginys, turintis koordinacinių ryšių. atitikmenys: angl. complex; coordination compound rus. комплекс; комплексное соединение; координационное соединение ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • coordination compound — noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated • Syn: ↑complex • Hypernyms: ↑compound, ↑chemical compound • Hyponyms: ↑hydrochloride * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • coordination compound — noun a class of compounds in which a central metal atom (normally a transition element) is surrounded by a group of ions or molecules (ligands) Syn: chelate compound, complex compound, complex ion, coordinated complex, metal complex, Werner… …   Wiktionary

  • coordination compound — /koʊˌɔdəneɪʃən ˈkɒmpaʊnd/ (say koh.awduhnayshuhn kompownd) noun one of a class of compounds consisting of a central ion surrounded by a set (2 to 9) of other atoms, ions, or small molecules called ligands. Also, co ordination compound …   Australian English dictionary

  • coordination compound — coordina′tion com pound n. chem. complex 9) Also called coordina′tion com plex …   From formal English to slang

  • Coordination polymers — Coordination polymer is the term given in inorganic chemistry to a metal coordination compound where a ligand bridges between metal centres, where each metal centre binds to more than one ligand to create an infinite array of metal centres e.g. a …   Wikipedia

  • Coordination complex — Cisplatin, PtCl2(NH3)2 A platinum atom with four ligands In chemistry, a coordination complex or metal complex, is an atom or ion (usually metallic), bonded to a surrounding array of molecules or anions, that are in turn known as ligands or… …   Wikipedia

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