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paramagnetic

[ par-uh-mag-net-ik ]
/ ˌpær ə mægˈnɛt ɪk /
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Physics. having the properties of a paramagnet, a body or substance that, placed in a magnetic field, exhibits induced magnetization in direct proportion to the field strength: Deoxygenated blood cells are paramagnetic, while oxygenated blood cells are diamagnetic.Compare antiferromagnetic, diamagnetic, ferrimagnetic, ferromagnetic.
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