regioselectivity

noun
re·​gio·​se·​lec·​tiv·​i·​ty | \ -sə-ˌlek-ˈtiv-ət-ē, -ˌsē- How to pronounce regioselectivity (audio) \
plural regioselectivities

Medical Definition of regioselectivity

: the property of a chemical reaction of producing one structural isomer in preference to others that are theoretically possible

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