Associations to the word «Ligand»
LIGAND, noun. (chemistry) An ion, molecule, or functional group that binds to another chemical entity to form a larger complex.
LIGAND FIELD THEORY, noun. (chemistry) (physics) a theory, a combination of the earlier crystal field theory with molecular orbital theory, that describes the structure of coordination compounds
LIGAND, noun. A substance (an atom or molecule or radical or ion) that forms a complex around a central atom.
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