enantiomer


en·an·tio·mer

noun \in-ˈant-ē-ə-mər\

Definition of ENANTIOMER

: either of a pair of chemical compounds whose molecular structures have a mirror-image relationship to each other—called also optical antipode
en·an·tio·mer·ic \-ˌant-ē-ə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective
en·an·tio·mer·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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