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 (mĕz′ŏn′, mĕs′-, mē′zŏn′, -sŏn′, mā′-)
Any of a class of subatomic particles that are both hadrons and bosons, are composed of a quark and an antiquark, participate in strong interactions, and have masses generally intermediate between those of leptons and baryons.

[meso- + -on.]

me·son′ic (mĕ-zŏn′ĭk, -sŏn′, mē-, mā-) adj.
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Adj.1.mesonic - of or pertaining to a meson; "the radii of the mesic orbits"- Lawrence Wilets
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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Wheaton, "Transition from baryonic to mesonic freeze-out," Physics Letters B, vol.
They can be called unreservedly indexes of "mesonic"-type, based on authors' wishes to situate the values within the difference (P-L), to provide a solution of equilibrium between the two limit values in terms of choosing of base.
A t[bar.t] mesonic structure of the 125 GeV particle explains naturally its quite sharp disintegration into two photons.
Ahmed, "New bounds on the products of R-parity breaking couplings from two-body pseudoscalar mesonic decays," Europhysics Letters, vol.