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(Atomic Physics) a former name for meson
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|Noun||1.||mesotron - an elementary particle responsible for the forces in the atomic nucleus; a hadron with a baryon number of 0|
b-meson - exceedingly short-lived meson
boson - any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle; all nuclei with an even mass number are bosons
hadron - any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
K particle, kaon, kappa-meson, k-meson - an unstable meson produced as the result of a high-energy particle collision
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