Substituent



noun
1.
Chemistry. an atom or atomic group that takes the place of another atom or group present in the molecule of the original compound.
adjective
2.
having been or capable of being substituted.
noun
1.
(chem) an atom or group that replaces another atom or group in a molecule or can be regarded as replacing an atom in a parent compound
adjective
2.
substituted or substitutable

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