negatron

/ (ˈnɛɡəˌtrɒn) /

noun

an obsolete word for electron

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Word Origin for negatron

C20: from nega (tive + elec) tron
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Medical definitions for negatron

negatron
[ nĕgə-trŏn′ ]

n.

electron
An electron with a negative charge, as contrasted with a positron.
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Scientific definitions for negatron

negatron
[ nĕgə-trŏn′ ]

An electron with a negative charge; the antiparticle of the positron. Most branches of particle physics construe each particle along with its antiparticle to be two different forms of one underlying phenomenon, and the term electron is sometimes used as a precisely such a general term, with positron and negatron referring to the forms of the electron as they are manifested in nature. See more at electron.
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