Definition of Metathesis. Meaning of Metathesis. Synonyms of Metathesis

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Definition of Metathesis

Metathesis
Metathesis Me*tath"e*sis, n.; pl. Metatheses. [L., fr. Gr. meta`thesis, fr. metatithe`nai to place differently, to transpose; meta` beyond, over + tithe`nai to place, set. See Thesis.] 1. (Gram.) Transposition, as of the letters or syllables of a word; as, pistris for pristis; meagre for meager. 2. (Med.) A mere change in place of a morbid substance, without removal from the body. 3. (Chem.) The act, process, or result of exchange, substitution, or replacement of atoms and radicals; thus, by metathesis an acid gives up all or part of its hydrogen, takes on an equivalent amount of a metal or base, and forms a salt.

Meaning of Metathesis from wikipedia

- Metathesis may refer to: Metathesis (linguistics), alteration of the order of phonemes within a word Quantitative metathesis, exchange of long and short...
- cl****es of olefin metathesis include: Cross metathesis (CM) Ring-opening metathesis (ROM) Ring-closing metathesis (RCM) Ring-opening metathesis polymerization...
- or more contiguous segments or syllables, known as adjacent metathesis or local metathesis: foliage > **foilage (adjacent segments) anemone > **anenome...
- similar to olefin metathesis, except that olefin metathesis cleaves and recreates a carbon-carbon double bond, but alkane metathesis operates on a carbon-carbon...
- alkylidyne complexes. The reaction is related to olefin metathesis. Metal-catalyzed alkyne metathesis was first described in 1968 by Bailey, et al. The Bailey...
- Ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) is a type of olefin metathesis chain-growth polymerization. The driving force of the reaction is relief...
- HSAB theory can also be used to predict the products of a metathesis reaction. Salt metathesis is often emplo**** to obtain salts that are soluble in organic...
- Quantitative metathesis (or transfer of quantity) is a specific form of metathesis or transposition (a sound change) involving quantity or vowel length...
- olefin metathesis. The general scheme is given by scheme 1: When the reaction is intramolecular (in an enyne) it is called ring-closing enyne metathesis or...
- The Slavic liquid metathesis refers to the phenomenon of metathesis of liquid consonants in the Common Slavic period in the South Slavic and West Slavic...
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