coordination polygon

coordination polygon

[kō‚ȯrd·ən′ā·shən ‚päl·i‚gän]
(chemistry)
The symmetrical polygonal chemical structure of simple polyatomic aggregates having coordination numbers of 4 or less.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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