molecularity

[ muh-lek-yuh-lar-i-tee ]
/ məˌlɛk yəˈlær ɪ ti /

noun Chemistry.

the number of molecules or atoms that participate in an elementary process.

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Origin of molecularity

First recorded in 1835–45; molecular + -ity
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