Mesons and baryons

In particle physics, mesons are subatomic particles composed of one quark and one antiquark. They are part of the hadron particle family — particles made of quarks. The other members of the hadron family are the baryons — subatomic particles composed of three quarks. The main difference between mesons and baryons is that mesons are bosons while baryons are fermions …

— Wikipedia on Meson

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