pentatomic definition

  • adjective:
    • Having five atoms in each molecule
    • Having five hydrogen atoms with the capacity of substitution.
    • Having five atoms inside molecule.
    • Having five hydrogen atoms with the capacity of replacement.
  • others:
    • Containing in a single molecule five atoms entirely of the identical or of different elements, as stannic chlorid, SnCl4; or, containing in a single molecule five atoms of some body factor, as a pentose, which will be an aldehyde alcohol or a ketone-alcohol containing five atoms of carbon. Frequently employed in the same feeling as quinquevalent.
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