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stereochemistry

noun ste·reo·chem·is·try \ˌster-ē-ō-ˈke-mə-strē, ˌstir-\

Definition of STEREOCHEMISTRY

1
:  a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules
2
:  the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound
ste·reo·chem·i·cal \-ˈke-mi-kəl\ adjective

Origin of STEREOCHEMISTRY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1890

stereochemistry

noun ste·reo·chem·is·try \ˌster-ē-ō-ˈkem-ə-strē, ˌstir-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ste·reo·chem·is·tries

Medical Definition of STEREOCHEMISTRY

1
:  a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules
2
:  the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound

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