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diastereomer

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noun di·a·ste·reo·mer \ˌdī-ə-ˈster-ē-ō-(ˌ)mər, -ˈstir-\

Definition of diastereomer

  1. :  a stereoisomer of a compound having two or more chiral centers that is not a mirror image of another stereoisomer of the same compound — compare enantiomer

di·a·ste·reo·mer·ic play \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmer-ik, -ˌstir-\ or di·a·ste·reo·iso·mer·ic play \-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective
di·a·ste·reo·isom·er·ism play \-ī-ˈsä-mə-ˌri-zəm\ noun


1936

First Known Use of diastereomer

1936

Variants of diastereomer

or di·a·ste·reo·iso·mer play \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈī-sə-mər, -ˌstir-\

Medical Dictionary

diastereomer

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noun di·a·ste·reo·mer \ˌdī-ə-ˈster-ē-ō-(ˌ)mər, -ˈstir-\

Medical Definition of diastereomer

  1. :  an isomer that is a stereoisomer of a compound having two or more chiral centers and that is not a mirror image of another stereoisomer of the same compound

  2. di·a·ste·reo·mer·ic \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmer-ik, -ˌstir-\play or di·a·ste·reo·iso·mer·ic \-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik\play adjective
    di·a·ste·reo·isom·er·ism \-ī-ˈsäm-ə-ˌriz-əm\play noun



Variants of diastereomer

or di·a·ste·reo·iso·mer \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈī-sə-mər, -ˌstir-\play

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