antihydrogen

[an-tee-hahy-druh-juhn, an-tahy-]
noun Physics.
the antimatter counterpart to hydrogen.
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antihydrogen (ˈæntɪˌhaɪdrədʒən)
 
n
hydrogen in which the nucleus is an antiproton with an orbiting positron

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antihydrogen   (ān'tē-hī'drə-jən, ān'tī-)  Pronunciation Key 
The antimatter that corresponds to hydrogen. Antihydrogen has been useful in studies of the relationship between matter and antimatter, because its matter equivalent (hydrogen) is one of the most studied and most well understood forms of matter.
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Example sentences
Low-energy atoms of antihydrogen will enable researchers to test a fundamental
  property of the universe.
Antihydrogen is of interest for use in a precision test of nature's fundamental
  symmetries.
Basically, the interference pattern shifts by the same amount that the
  antihydrogen.
To form antihydrogen during these sessions, antiprotons were mixed with
  positrons inside the trap.
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