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particle

 [pahr´tĭ-k'l]
an extremely small mass of material.
alpha p's see alpha particles.
beta p's see beta particles.
Dane particle an intact hepatitis B virion.
elementary particle any of the subatomic particles, including electrons, protons, neutrons, positrons, neutrinos, and muons.

par·ti·cle

(par'ti-kĕl),
1. A small piece or portion of anything.
2. An elementary particle such as a proton or electron.
[L. particula, dim. of pars, part]

par·ti·cle

(pahr'ti-kĕl)
1. A small piece or portion of anything.
2. An elementary particle such as a proton or electron.
[L. particula, dim. of pars, part]

par·ti·cle

(pahr'ti-kĕl)
1. A small piece or portion of anything.
2. An elementary particle such as a proton or electron.
[L. particula, dim. of pars, part]
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of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden), chemical physics deals with the quantum mechanical behavior of the elementary particles, atoms, and molecules.
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of Munich, Germany) explains elementary particles, specifically the discoveries of scientists concerning electrons and atomic nuclei, the quantum properties of atoms and particles, quarks, particle accelerators, quantum electrodynamics and chromodynamics, mesons and baryons, electroweak interactions, and grand unification.

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