diastereomer


di·a·ste·reo·mer

noun \ˌdī-ə-ˈster-ē-ō-(ˌ)mər, -ˈstir-\

Definition of DIASTEREOMER

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

Variants of DIASTEREOMER

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

First Known Use of DIASTEREOMER

1936

di·a·ste·reo·mer

noun \ˌdī-ə-ˈster-ē-ō-(ˌ)mər, -ˈstir-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIASTEREOMER

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

Variants of DIASTEREOMER

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

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