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stereochemistry

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

Definition of stereochemistry

  1. 1 :  a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules

  2. 2 :  the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound

stereochemical play \-ˈke-mi-kəl\ adjective


Origin of stereochemistry

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1890


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stereochemistry

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noun ste·reo·chem·is·try \ˌster-ē-ō-ˈkem-ə-strē, ˌstir-\

Medical Definition of stereochemistry

plural stereochemistries

  1. 1:  a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules

  2. 2:  the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound




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