anomer

noun
an·​o·​mer | \ ˈan-ə-mər How to pronounce anomer (audio) \

Medical Definition of anomer

: a cyclic stereoisomer of a carbohydrate with isomerism involving only the arrangement of atoms or groups at the aldehyde or ketone position

Other Words from anomer

anomeric \ ˌan-​ə-​ˈmer-​ik How to pronounce anomeric (audio) \ adjective

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“Anomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anomer. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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