enantiomorph


en·an·tio·morph

noun \i-ˈnan-tē-ə-ˌmrf\

Definition of ENANTIOMORPH

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:  either of a pair of crystals (as of quartz) that are structural mirror images
en·an·tio·mor·phic \-ˌnan-tē-ə-ˈmr-fik\ adjective
en·an·tio·mor·phism \-ˈmr-ˌfi-zəm\ noun
en·an·tio·mor·phous \-ˈmr-fəs\ adjective

Origin of ENANTIOMORPH

Greek enantios opposite (from enanti facing, from en in + anti against) + International Scientific Vocabulary -morph -morph
First Known Use: 1885

en·an·tio·morph

noun \in-ˈant-ē-ə-ˌmrf\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENANTIOMORPH

en·an·tio·mor·phic \-ˌant-ē-ə-ˈmr-fik\ or en·an·tio·mor·phous \-fəs\ adjective
en·an·tio·mor·phism \-ˈmr-ˌfiz-əm\ noun

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