fluxional compound

fluxional compound

[′flək·shən·əl ‚käm‚pau̇nd]
(organic chemistry)
Any of a group of molecules which undergo rapid intramolecular rearrangements in which the component atoms are interchanged among equivalent structures.
Molecules in which bonds are broken and reformed in the rearrangement process.
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