coordination polyhedron

coordination polyhedron

[kō‚ȯrd·ən′ā·shən ‚päl·i·hē·drən]
(chemistry)
The symmetrical polyhedral chemical structure of relatively simple polyatomic aggregates having coordination numbers of 4 to 8.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The coordination polyhedron around Cu(II) can be described as an octahedron with slightly distorted.
The coordination polyhedrons of the tetramer are connected, sharing common edges in each molecule (Fig.

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