The general name for the atom H
without regard for its nuclear mass, either for hydrogen in its natural abundance
or where it is not desired to distinguish between the isotopes
. The systematic name
for atomic hydrogen is monohydrogen.
PAC, 1988, 60, 1115
(Names for hydrogen atoms, ions, and groups, and for reactions involving them (Recommendations
on page 1116
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