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aprotic

[ ey-proh-tik ]
/ eɪˈproʊ tɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

not containing dissociable hydrogen.

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British Dictionary definitions for aprotic

aprotic
/ (eɪˈprəʊtɪk) /

adjective

chem (of solvents) neither accepting nor donating hydrogen ions
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