Definition of Chalcogen

1. Noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any element of group 16 of the periodic table - oxygen, sulphur, selenium, tellurium and polonium. ¹



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Definition of Chalcogen

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chalcogen

1. One of the elements in the same column of the periodic table as oxygen. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalcogen

chalcedonic
chalcedonies
chalcedony
chalcid
chalcid fly
chalcid wasp
chalcidfly
chalcidology
chalcids
chalcis fly
chalco-
chalcoalumite
chalcocite
chalcocites
chalcocyanite
chalcogen (current term)
chalcogenide
chalcogenides
chalcogens
chalcography
chalcolithic
chalcomenite
chalconatronite
chalcone
chalcone isomerase
chalcone michael allen
chalcone reductase
chalcones
chalcophanite

Literary usage of Chalcogen

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1. Modelling in Aquatic Chemistry by Ingmar Grenthe, Ignasi Puigdomenech, Bert Allard (1997)
"... a chalcogen or an OH-group) undergoes one or more structural changes in going from light to heavy rare earths except for a few cases like R(OH)3; ..."

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