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, in the meaning defined above

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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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