mutarotation

noun

mu·​ta·​ro·​ta·​tion -rō-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce mutarotation (audio)
: a change in optical rotation shown by various solutions (as of sugars) on standing as a result of chemical change

called also birotation

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“Mutarotation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mutarotation. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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