diatomicity /duy'at euh mis"i tee/, n.
/duy'euh tom"ik/, adj. Chem.
1. having two atoms in the molecule.
2. containing two replaceable atoms or groups; binary.
[1865-70; DI-1 + ATOMIC]

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