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meson

 [me´zon, mes´on]
1. mesion.
2. any elementary particle having a mass intermediate between the mass of the electron and that of the proton.

me·son

(mez'on, mē'zon),
An elementary particle having a rest mass intermediate in value between the mass of an electron and that of a proton.
[G. neuter of mesos, middle]

me·son

(mes'on)
An elementary particle having a rest mass intermediate in value between the mass of an electron and that of a proton.
[G. neuter form of mesos, middle]
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The mesonic q[bar.q] bound-state eigenvalues for massless quarks are [M.sup.2](n, L, S) = 4[[kappa].sup.2](h + L + S/2).
The mesonic atom is unmatter if the electron(s) are replaced by negatively-charged antimessons.
Hwang, "Mesonic form factors and the Isgur-Wise function on the light front," Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, vol.
From H = {Q, [Q.sup.[dagger]]}, we can express the mesonic LF potential in terms of V(x).