anomer

noun

an·​o·​mer ˈan-ə-mər How to pronounce anomer (audio)
: a cyclic stereoisomer of a carbohydrate with isomerism involving only the arrangement of atoms or groups at the aldehyde or ketone position
anomeric adjective

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“Anomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anomer. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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