stereospecific

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adjective ste·reo·spe·cif·ic \ˌster-ē-ō-spi-ˈsi-fik, ˌstir-\

Definition of stereospecific

  1. :  being, produced by, or involved in a stereochemically specific process many enzymes act as stereospecific catalysts stereospecific plastics

stereospecifically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

stereospecificity

play \-ˌspe-sə-ˈfi-sə-tē\ noun

1949

First Known Use of stereospecific

1949


Medical Dictionary

stereospecific

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adjective ste·reo·spe·cif·ic \-spə-ˈsif-ik\

Medical Definition of stereospecific

  1. :  relating to, being, or effecting a reaction or process in which different stereoisomeric starting materials produce different stereoisomeric products stereospecific polymerization stereospecific catalysts

stereospecifically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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