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isoelectronic

[ahy-soh-i-lek-tron-ik, -ee-lek-] /ˌaɪ soʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, -ˌi lɛk-/
adjective, Physics, Chemistry
1.
noting or pertaining to atoms and ions having an equal number of electrons.
2.
noting or pertaining to atoms, radicals, or ions having either an equal number of electrons or an equal number of valence electrons.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; iso- + electronic
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  • It is isoelectronic with cyanide and disrupts oxidative metabolism in a similar manner.
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isoelectronic

/ˌaɪsəʊɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
(of atoms, radicals, or ions) having an equal number of electrons or a similar configuration of electrons
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