Molecule

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  • a unit composed of two or more atoms linked by a chemical bond.
    Source: Anthromorphemics
  • The smallest particle of an element or compound capable of a stable, independent existence.
  • A group of atoms held together by chemical forces. A molecule is the smallest unit of a compound that can exist by itself and retain all of its chemical properties.
    Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • two or more atoms combined chemically
    Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
  • The smallest division of a compound that still retains or exhibits all the properties of the substance.
    Source: Terms of the Environment


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