stereoisomer

noun
ste·reo·iso·mer | \ ˌster-ē-ō-ˈī-sə-mər , ˌstir- \

Definition of stereoisomer 

: any of a group of isomers in which atoms are linked in the same order but differ in their spatial arrangement

Other words from stereoisomer

stereoisomeric \ˌster-ē-ō-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik, ˌstir- \ adjective
stereoisomerism \ˌster-ē-ō-ī-ˈsä-mə-ˌri-zəm, ˌstir- \ noun

First Known Use of stereoisomer

1894, in the meaning defined above

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stereoisomer

noun
ste·reo·iso·mer | \ ˌster-ē-ō-ˈī-sə-mər, ˌstir- \

Medical Definition of stereoisomer 

: any of a group of isomers in which atoms are linked in the same order but differ in their spatial arrangement

Other words from stereoisomer

stereoisomeric \-ˌī-sə-ˈmer-ik \ adjective
stereoisomerism \-ī-ˈsäm-ə-ˌriz-əm \ noun

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