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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.
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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.
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