Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Aliquant

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Definition

adjective

Of, relating to or denoting to an integer that is not an exact divisor of a number or quantity, thus always resulting in a remainder, e.g. an aliquant part of 8 is 3.

noun

An aliquant part; a number which divides a quantity into parts, but leaves a remainder.


Supplement

Word origin: Latin aliquantus more or less great, equiv. to ali- differently + quantus great

Compare: aliquot