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adduct

[′a‚dəkt]
(chemistry)
A chemical compound that forms from chemical addition of two species; for example, reaction of butadiene with styrene forms an adduct, 4-phenyl-1-cyclohexene.
The complex compound formed by association of an inclusion complex.
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Tavare, "Separation of Phenol from its Mixture with o-Cresol by Adductive Crystallization," J.
Adductive proofs, therefore, rely quite heavily on authority and tradition.