diastereomer

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

: 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

First Known Use of diastereomer

1936

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diastereomer

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-\

medical Definition of diastereomer

: 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

play \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmer-ik, -ˌstir-\ or diastereoisomeric play \-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective

diastereoisomerism

play \-ī-ˈsäm-ə-ˌriz-əm\ noun

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