diatomic definition by Webster's New World
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- having two atoms in the molecule
- having two replaceable atoms or radicals in the molecule
Origin: di- plush atomic
diatomic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Made up of two atoms: a diatomic molecule.
diatomic - Medical Definition
Made up of two atoms.