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mes·on(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.
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|
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