Definition of Locant

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) That part of the name of a compound (often a letter or number) that describes the position of an atom, residue or functional group e.g. the ''2'' in ''hexan-2-one'' ¹



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Medical Definition of Locant

1. A number or letter preceding a substituent name in the name of a complex chemical that specifies the position (location) of the substituent on the parent molecule; e.g., 5 in 5-methyluridine, S in S-adenosylmethionine. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Locant

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localizers
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localizing
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localizing symptom
localizor
locally
locally compact
locally indicable
localness
localnesses
locals
localvore
localvores
locant (current term)
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located
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location, location, location
location arithmetic
location directories and signs
locational

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