electronegative


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electronegative

 [e-lek″tro-neg´ah-tiv]
bearing a negative electric charge.

e·lec·tro·neg·a·tive

(ē-lek'trō-neg'ă-tiv),
1. Relating to or charged with negative electricity.
2. Referring to an element whose uncharged atoms have a tendency to ionize by adding electrons, thus becoming anions (for example, oxygen, fluorine, chlorine).

electronegative

/elec·tro·neg·a·tive/ (e-lek″tro-neg´it-iv) bearing a negative electric charge.

e·lec·tro·neg·a·tive

(ĕ-lek'trō-neg'ă-tiv)
Relating to or charged with negative electricity; referring to an element the uncharged atoms of which have a tendency to ionize by adding electrons, thus becoming anions (e.g., oxygen, fluorine, chlorine).

electronegative

bearing a negative electric charge or an excess of electrons.
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If you measure the body with a DC microvolt meter/null detector and look for areas that have higher electronegative charge, those areas turn out to be acupuncture points.
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Atoms with one or two valence electrons, such as sodium and potassium, have low electronegativity and lose their valence electrons easily, whereas atoms with five to seven valence electrons, such as nitrogen, oxygen, and fluorine, are highly electronegative and, additionally, tend to remove electrons from less electronegative atoms.
This ab initio studies have shown that the electronegative properties of CNTs and fullerenes could indeed lead to a sufficient reduction in hydrogen binding energies in sodium alanate.
It is apparent that in many instances an on-potential of-950mVcse or more electronegative contained IR drops that, when subtracted from the on-potential value, resulted in polarized potentials that were less negative than a polarized potential of -850mVcse.
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605, 610 (1994) (stating that an electronegative atom such as fluorine (F) near a metabolically labile site can alter drug metabolism through inductive (through-bond) effects or conformational and electrostatic (through-space) effects).
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