ligand definition

  • noun:
    • An ion, a molecule, or a molecular team that binds to some other chemical entity to make a more substantial complex.
    • An ion, molecule, or practical group that binds to a different substance entity to form a bigger complex.
    • a substance (an atom or molecule or radical or ion) that types a complex around a central atom

Related Sources

  • Definition for "ligand"
    • An ion, a molecule, or a molecular team…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "ligand"
  • Cross Reference for "ligand"
  • Form for "ligand"
  • Medical Dictionary for "ligand"
53 votes

How would you define ligand?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!