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The nucleus of deuterium. It contains one proton and one neutron. See also Heavy water (D2O).


Nucleus of heavy hydrogen (deuterium); atomic particle consisting of one proton and one neutron.

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Deuteron has been defined 3 different ways in documents like Full-Text Glossary, Glossary of Meteorological Terms, Glossary of Terms for Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Agents and Defense Equipment.

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