tetratomic


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tet·ra·tom·ic

 (tĕt′rə-tŏm′ĭk)
adj.
Containing four atoms.
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tetratomic

(ˌtɛtrəˈtɒmɪk)
adj
(Atomic Physics) composed of four atoms or having four atoms per molecule: phosgene has tetratomic molecules.
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Mladenovic, "Discrete variable approaches to tetratomic molecules: part II: application to H2O2 and H2CO," Spectrochim.
of the Negev, Israel) explains the methodology behind vibrationally mediated photodissociation (VMP) through the use of theoretical and experimental models, and outlines techniques for studying diatomic molecules and radicals, triatomic molecules excluding water, water isotopologues and tetratomic molecules.