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Related to rearrangement reaction: addition reaction, Beckmann rearrangement, Pericyclic reaction
rearrangement reaction[‚rē·ə′rānj·mənt rē‚ak·shən]
A nuclear reaction in which nucleons are exchanged between nuclei.
A chemical reaction involving a change in the bonding sequence within a molecule. Also known as molecular rearrangement.