diastereomer

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

Other words from diastereomer

diastereomeric \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmer-ik, -ˌstir- \ or diastereoisomeric \-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik \ adjective
diastereoisomerism \-ī-ˈsä-mə-ˌri-zəm \ noun

First Known Use of diastereomer

1936, in the meaning defined above

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diastereomer

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

Other words from diastereomer

diastereomeric \-ˌster-ē-ō-ˈmer-ik, -ˌstir- \ or diastereoisomeric \-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik \ adjective
diastereoisomerism \-ī-ˈsäm-ə-ˌriz-əm \ noun

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