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isomer

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noun iso·mer \ˈī-sə-mər\

Definition of isomer

  1. 1 :  one of two or more compounds, radicals, or ions that contain the same number of atoms of the same elements but differ in structural arrangement and properties

  2. 2 :  a nuclide isomeric with one or more others



Origin and Etymology of isomer

International Scientific Vocabulary, back-formation from isomeric


First Known Use: 1855


Medical Dictionary

isomer

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noun iso·mer \ˈī-sə-mər\

Medical Definition of isomer

  1. 1:  any of two or more compounds, radicals, or ions that contain the same number of atoms of the same elements but differ in structural arrangement and properties

  2. 2:  a nuclide isomeric with one or more others




Learn More about isomer

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of isomer Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about isomer


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