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in inorganic nomenclature
An affix used in names to denote meridional; three groups occupying vertices of an octahedral coordination sphere in such a relationship that one is cis to the two others which are themselves trans, not now recommended for precise nomenclature purposes.
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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