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Medical Term:

chi

Pronunciation: kī

Definition:

  1. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet, χ.
  2. In chemistry, denotes the 22nd in a series.
  3. Symbol for the dihedral angle between the α-carbon and the side chains of amino acids in peptides and proteins.
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