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Origin of fundamental particle

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for fundamental particle

fundamental particle

noun

another name for elementary particle
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Medical definitions for fundamental particle

fundamental particle
[ fŭn′də-mĕntl ]

n.

elementary particle
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Scientific definitions for fundamental particle

fundamental particle

See elementary particle.
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