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conformation


conformation

noun con·for·ma·tion \ˌkän-(ˌ)fr-ˈmā-shən, -fər-\

Definition of CONFORMATION

:  any of the spatial arrangements of a molecule that can be obtained by rotation of the atoms about a single bond
con·for·ma·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\ adjective
con·for·ma·tion·al·ly \-ē\ adverb
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