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adjective ste·reo·se·lec·tive \ˌster-ē-ō-sə-ˈlek-tiv, ˌstir-\

Medical Definition of stereoselective

  1. :  relating to or being a reaction or process producing a stereoisomer having one particular configuration regardless of the stereoisomeric configuration of the reactant

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