diastereomer

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noun di·a·ste·reo·mer \ˌdī-ə-ˈster-ē-ō-(ˌ)mər, -ˈstir-\
variants: or

diastereoisomer

play \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈī-sə-mər, -ˌstir-\

Definition of diastereomer

  1. :  a stereoisomer of a compound having two or more chiral centers that is not a mirror image of another stereoisomer of the same compound — compare enantiomer

diastereomeric

play \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmer-ik, -ˌstir-\ or

diastereoisomeric

play \-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective

diastereoisomerism

play \-ī-ˈsä-mə-ˌri-zəm\ noun

1936

First Known Use of diastereomer

1936


Medical Dictionary

diastereomer

play
noun di·a·ste·reo·mer \ˌdī-ə-ˈster-ē-ō-(ˌ)mər, -ˈstir-\
variants: or

diastereoisomer

\-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈī-sə-mər, -ˌstir-\play

Medical Definition of diastereomer

  1. :  an isomer that is a stereoisomer of a compound having two or more chiral centers and that is not a mirror image of another stereoisomer of the same compound

diastereomeric

\-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmer-ik, -ˌstir-\play or

diastereoisomeric

\-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik\play adjective

diastereoisomerism

\-ī-ˈsäm-ə-ˌriz-əm\play noun

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