deuteron

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deu·ter·on

 (do͞o′tə-rŏn′, dyo͞o′-)
n. Abbr. d
The nucleus of a deuterium isotope of hydrogen, composed of a proton and a neutron, regarded as a subatomic particle with unit positive charge.

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deuteron

(ˈdjuːtəˌrɒn)
n
(Chemistry) the nucleus of a deuterium atom, consisting of one proton and one neutron
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deu•ter•on

(ˈdu təˌrɒn, ˈdyu-)

n.
a positively charged particle consisting of a proton and a neutron, equivalent to the nucleus of an atom of deuterium. Compare triton.
[1933; < Greek deúter(os) second]
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Noun1.deuteron - the nucleus of deuterium; consists of one proton and one neutron; used as a bombarding particle in accelerators
subatomic particle, particle - a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
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