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1. Of or relating to a tetrahedron.
2. Having four faces.

tet′ra·he′dral·ly adv.
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However, the present study reveals that Vanadium oxide species incorporated in the zeolite framework form V5+ in a tetrahedrally coordinated environment.
The Zn atoms are tetrahedrally coordinate with four oxygens atoms [27-29], where the electrons of the d zinc layer hybridizes with the oxygen p layer, building the Zn-O alternating layers [13].
Robertson, "Electrical and optical properties of boronated tetrahedrally bonded amorphous carbon (ta-C:B)," Diamond and Related Materials, vol.
Montmorillonite, one of the main constituents of clays, is formed by a 2:1 condensation of layers with octahedrally coordinated aluminum sandwiched between two layers of tetrahedrally coordinated silica (Ramos and Hernandez, 1996).
Microtubules gradually become more focused on the four tetrahedrally arranged plastids, first around their entire surfaces and then concentrated on the proximal surfaces (Fig.
HD] ratios were observed for Ni-rubredoxin (rubredoxin with its tetrahedrally complexed [Fe.
Usually one, rarely two, tetrasporangium per node, tetrahedrally divided, 30-45 [micro]m in diam.
0 [angstrom], is surrounded by 10 [beta]-cages and is interconnected to four other supercages by tetrahedrally disposed 12-membered-ring windows.
All B1 belong to triangles (coordinated by O1, O2, and O3), and all B2 are tetrahedrally coordinated with oxygen atoms.