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electrophile in Medicine

electrophile

(ĭ-lĕktrə-fīl′, -fĭl)
n.
  1. A chemical compound or group that is attracted to electrons and that tends to accept electrons.
Related formse•lec′tro•philic (-fĭlĭk) adj.
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