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Synonym of Hydrogen bond (hydrogen bonding)

General Chemistry Glossary
hydrogen bond (hydrogen bonding)
An especially strong dipole-dipole force between molecules X-H...Y, where X and Y are small electronegative atoms (usually F, N, or O) and ... denotes the hydrogen bond. Hydrogen bonds are responsible for the unique properties of water and they loosely pin biological polymers like proteins and DNA into their characteristic shapes.

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