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Medical Term:

nuclear magneton


Definition: a constant in the equation relating the difference in energies between parallel and antiparallel spin alignments of atomic nuclei in a magnetic field; used in nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry; 5.05 × 10-27 J T-1.

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