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ε

1. Fifth letter of the Greek alphabet, epsilon.
3. chemistry a position of a substituent located on the fifth atom from the carboxyl or other primary functional group. For terms beginning with this prefix, see the specific term.

ep·si·lon

(ep'si-lon),
Fifth letter of the Greek alphabet, ε.

ε

/ε/ (epsilon, the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet) heavy chain of IgE; the ε chain of hemoglobin.

epsilon

[ep′silon]
Ε, ε, the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet.

ε

Abbreviation for epsilon;
extinction coefficient;
molar absorption coefficient.

ep·si·lon

(ε) (ep'si-lon)
1. Fifth letter of the Greek alphabet.
2. Extinction coefficient.
3. chemistry a position of a substituent located on the fifth atom from the carboxyl or other primary functional group.

ep·si·lon

(ep'sĭ-lohn)
1. The Greek letter epsilon.
See: epsilon
2. Molar absorption coefficient.

epsilon

the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet ε.

epsilon-aminocaproic acid
see ε-aminocaproic acid.
epsilon cell
see epsilon cell.