isomeric

adjective

iso·​mer·​ic ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik How to pronounce isomeric (audio)
: of, relating to, or exhibiting isomerism

Examples of isomeric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Arrangements resulting in less stable, higher energies of an isotope are called isomeric states. Artemis Spyrou, The Conversation, 24 May 2022

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Word History

Etymology

German isomerisch, from Greek isomerēs equally divided, from is- + meros part — more at merit entry 1

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of isomeric was in 1833

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“Isomeric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isomeric. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

isomeric

adjective
iso·​mer·​ic ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik How to pronounce isomeric (audio)
: of, relating to, or exhibiting isomerism
isomerically adverb
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