enantioselectivity

noun

en·​an·​tio·​se·​lec·​tiv·​i·​ty -sə-ˌlek-ˈtiv-ə-tē, -ˌsē- How to pronounce enantioselectivity (audio)
plural enantioselectivities
: the degree to which one enantiomer of a chiral product is preferentially produced in a chemical reaction

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“Enantioselectivity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/enantioselectivity. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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