syn-anti isomerism

noun

Definition of syn-anti isomerism

: cis-trans isomerism in compounds (such as oximes, diazoates, and azo compounds) containing one or more carbon-to-nitrogen or nitrogen-to-nitrogen double bonds — compare benzaldoxime

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“Syn-anti isomerism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syn-anti%20isomerism. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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