structural isomer

noun

Definition of structural isomer

: one of two or more compounds that contain the same number and kinds of atoms but that differ significantly in their geometric arrangement

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Structural isomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/structural%20isomer. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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structural isomer

noun

Medical Definition of structural isomer

: one of two or more compounds that contain the same number and kinds of atoms but that differ significantly in their geometric arrangement

Other Words from structural isomer

structural isomerism noun

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