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electrophile

 [e-lek´tro-fīl]
a chemical compound that serves as an electron acceptor in a chemical reaction. adj., adj electrophil´ic.

e·lec·tro·phil

, electrophile (ē-lek'trō-fil, -fīl),
1. The electron-attracting atom or agent in an organic reaction. Compare: nucleophil.
2. Relating to an electrophil. Synonym(s): electrophilic
[electro- + G. philos, fond]

electrophile

/elec·tro·phile/ (e-lek´tro-fīl) an electron acceptor.electrophil´ic

e·lec·tro·phil

, electrophile (ĕ-lek'trō-fil, -fīl)
1. The electron-attracting atom or agent in an organic reaction.
Compare: nucleophil
2. Relating to an electrophil.
Synonym(s): electrophilic.
[electro- + G. philos, fond]

electrophile

a chemical compound that serves as an electron acceptor in a chemical reaction.
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