The naturally diatomic elements are as follows:

I2 (Iodine)
Br2 (Bromine)
Cl2 (Chlorine)
F2 (Fluorine)
O2 (Oxygen)
N2 (Nitrogen)
H2 (Hydrogen)

These can be easily remembered from the phrase "I Bring Clay From Our New House."

Di`a*tom"ic (?), a. [Pref. di- + atomic.] Chem. (a)

Containing two atoms.


Having two replaceable atoms or radicals.


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