molecularity

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molecularity

[mə‚lek·yə′lar·əd·ē]
(physical chemistry)
In a chemical reaction, the number of molecules which come together and form the activated complex.
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This decrease is consistent with the termolecular mechanism (Eq.
3] can be approximated by a termolecular reaction, because it requires the quasisimultaneous collision of a P[degrees] radical freshly generated by a RO[degrees] fragment with another RO[degrees] fragment and before radicals P[degrees] undergo other scission or combination processes.