stereochemistry

noun ste·reo·chem·is·try \ ˌster-ē-ō-ˈke-mə-strē , ˌstir- \

Definition of stereochemistry

1 : a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules
2 : the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound

stereochemical

play \-ˈke-mi-kəl\ adjective

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stereochemistry

noun ste·reo·chem·is·try \ ˌster-ē-ō-ˈkem-ə-strē, ˌstir- \

medical Definition of stereochemistry

plural stereochemistries
1 : a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules
2 : the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound

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