[pahr-ton] /ˈpɑr tɒn/

noun, Physics.
a constituent of the nucleon originally postulated in the theoretical analysis of high-energy scattering of electrons by nucleons and subsequently identified with quarks and gluons.
(physics) a hypothetical elementary particle postulated as a constituent of neutrons and protons
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