bifunctional

[ bahy-fuhngk-shuh-nl ]
/ baɪˈfʌŋk ʃə nl /

adjective

having or serving two functions.
Chemistry. having or involving two functional groups.

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Origin of bifunctional

First recorded in 1935–40; bi-1 + functional

Words nearby bifunctional

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