enantiomorph

noun
en·​an·​tio·​morph | \i-ˈnan-tē-ə-ˌmȯrf \

Definition of enantiomorph 

2 : either of a pair of crystals (as of quartz) that are structural mirror images

Other Words from enantiomorph

enantiomorphic \i-​ˌnan-​tē-​ə-​ˈmȯr-​fik \ adjective
enantiomorphism \i-​ˌnan-​tē-​ə-​ˈmȯr-​ˌfi-​zəm \ noun
enantiomorphous \i-​ˌnan-​tē-​ə-​ˈmȯr-​fəs \ adjective

First Known Use of enantiomorph

1885, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for enantiomorph

Greek enantios opposite (from enanti facing, from en in + anti against) + International Scientific Vocabulary -morph -morph

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enantiomorph

noun
en·​an·​tio·​morph | \in-ˈant-ē-ə-ˌmȯrf \

Medical Definition of enantiomorph 

Other Words from enantiomorph

enantiomorphic \-​ˌant-​ē-​ə-​ˈmȯr-​fik \ or enantiomorphous \-​fəs \ adjective
enantiomorphism \-​ˈmȯr-​ˌfiz-​əm \ noun

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