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

First Known Use of structural isomer

1926


Medical Dictionary

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

structural isomerism

noun

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