tautomerism

noun tau·tom·er·ism \ tȯ-ˈtä-mə-ˌri-zəm \

Definition of tautomerism

: isomerism in which the isomers change into one another with great ease so that they ordinarily exist together in equilibrium

First Known Use of tautomerism

1888

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tautomerism

noun tau·tom·er·ism \ tȯ-ˈtäm-ə-ˌriz-əm \

medical Definition of tautomerism

: isomerism in which the isomers change into one another with great ease so that they ordinarily exist together in equilibrium

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