functional group definition

  • noun:
    • An atom or group of atoms, such as for example a carboxyl team, that replaces hydrogen in a natural compound and that defines the structure of a family of substances and determines the properties of the family members.
    • A specific grouping of elements that's characteristic of a class of compounds, and determines some properties and reactions of that course.
    • an accumulation organisms of particular morphological, physiological, behavioral, biochemical properties.
    • An atom or group of atoms, including a carboxyl team, that replaces hydrogen in a natural element which defines the dwelling of a family of substances and determines the properties of family members.
    • a certain grouping of elements this is certainly characteristic of a course of compounds, and determines some properties and responses of that course.
    • A collection of organisms of certain morphological, physiological, behavioral, biochemical properties.
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