-on definition

  • suffix:
    • Subatomic particle: baryon.
    • device; quantum: photon.
    • Basic genetic device: codon.
    • Inert fuel: radon.
    • A chemical mixture that's not a ketone or a compound that contains air in a carbonyl group: parathion.
    • creating nouns denoting subatomic particles (proton), quanta (photon), molecular devices (codon), or substances (interferon).
    • Forming brands of things considered as basic or fundamental devices, particularly codon or recon.
    • Forming names of noble fumes and specific various other elements (such as for instance boron or carbon).

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