isostere

noun
iso·​stere | \ ˈī-sə-ˌsti(ə)r How to pronounce isostere (audio) \
variants: also isoster \ ˈī-​sə-​ˌster How to pronounce isostere (audio) \

Medical Definition of isostere

: one of two or more substances (as carbon monoxide and molecular nitrogen) that exhibit similarity of some properties as a result of having the same number of total or valence electrons in the same arrangement and that consist of different atoms and not necessarily the same number of atoms

Other Words from isostere

isosteric \ ˌī-​sə-​ˈsti(ə)r-​ik How to pronounce isostere (audio) , -​ˈster-​ How to pronounce isostere (audio) \ adjective
isosterism \ ī-​ˈsäs-​tə-​ˌriz-​əm How to pronounce isostere (audio) \ noun

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“Isostere.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isostere. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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