tautomer

noun
tau·to·mer | \ˈtȯ-tə-mər \

Definition of tautomer 

: any of the forms of a tautomeric compound

First Known Use of tautomer

1898, in the meaning defined above

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tautomer

noun
tau·to·mer | \ˈtȯt-ə-mər \

Medical Definition of tautomer 

: any of the forms of a tautomeric compound

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