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of or having to do with quanta or quantum mechanics
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- Physics a. Of or relating to a quantum or a quantized system.b. Existing in only one of two possible states.
- Biology Of or designating an all-or-none response or effect: a quantal reaction.
- quanˈtal·ly adverb