- having three atoms in a molecule.
- having three replaceable hydrogen atoms.
- having three replaceable hydroxyl groups.
Origin of triatomic
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The corresponding group consists of nitrogen, vanadium and niobium; they are triatomic, paramagnetic, and negative.Occult Chemistry</p>
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Triatomic, trī-a-tom′ik, adj. consisting of three atoms: trivalent.
- chem having three atoms in the molecule
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