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(Chemistry) A notation indicating the number of atoms of each element present in a compound.
A chemical formula that shows how the atoms making up a compound are arranged within the molecule. For example, the structural formula of aspirin is CH3 COOC6 H4 COOH, indicating that it consists of an acetyl group (CH3 COO) attached to the carboxylic acid (COOH) of a phenyl group (C6 H4 ).
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