reactions, in which processes like
occur in parallel, can be called simultaneous or
. Sometimes there is competition
involved, like in the scheme:
where B and C compete with one another for A.
PAC, 1993, 65, 2291
(Nomenclature of kinetic methods of analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1993))
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