bridged ion

bridged ion

[′brijd ′ī·ən]
(organic chemistry)
A reactive intermediate in which an atom from one of the reactants is bonded partially to each of two carbon atoms of a reactant containing a double carbon-to-carbon bond. Also known as bridged intermediate; cyclic ion.
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