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trisubstituted

[ trahy-suhb-sti-too-tid, -tyoo- ]
/ traɪˈsʌb stɪˌtu tɪd, -ˌtyu- /
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adjective Chemistry.
pertaining to a molecule containing three substituents.
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Origin of trisubstituted

First recorded in 1895–1900; tri- + substitute + -ed2
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