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ter·mo·lec·u·lar

(ter'mō-lek'yū-lăr),
Denoting three molecules; for example, a termolecular reaction requires three molecules to come together in order for the reaction to occur.
[L. ter, thrice, + molecular]
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Lee, "Measurement of the rate coefficients for the bimolecular and termolecular ion-molecule reactions of [He.sub.2.sup.+] with selected atomic and molecular species," Journal of Chemical Physics, vol.
This decrease is consistent with the termolecular mechanism (Eq.