[ˌstɛrɪəʊ'ʌɪsəmə, ˌstɪə-]
noun Chemistry each of two or more molecules differing only in the spatial arrangement of their atoms.
stereoisomeric adjective
stereoisomerism noun

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  • stereoisomer — [ster΄ē ō ī′sə mər, stir΄ē ō ī′sə mər] n. any of two or more isomers containing the same atoms linked in an identical manner in the molecule and differing from each other only in the spatial arrangement of the atoms or groups of atoms… …   English World dictionary

  • stereoisomer — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1894 any of a group of isomers in which atoms are linked in the same order but differ in their spatial arrangement • stereoisomeric adjective • stereoisomerism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Stereoisomer — Isomere (Einzahl das Isomer, Genitiv: des Isomers, Genitiv Plural: der Isomere; von griechisch ἴσος ísos „gleich“ und μέρος méros „Teil“) sind chemische Verbindungen, die die gleiche Summenformel besitzen, sich aber in der Verknüpfung und der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stereoisomer — n. [Gr. stereos, solid; isos, equal; meros, part] Different three dimensional configurations of organic molecules that have different light rotational properties …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • stereoisomer — /ster ee oh uy seuh meuhr, stear /, n. Chem. any of two or more isomers exhibiting stereoisomerism. [1895 1900; STEREO + ISOMER] * * * …   Universalium

  • stereoisomer — noun one of a set of the isomers of a compound that exhibits stereoisomerism See Also: stereoisomeric …   Wiktionary

  • stereoisomer — A molecule containing the same number and kind of atom groupings as another but in a different arrangement in space; the stereoisomers are not interconvertible unless bonds are broken and reformed, by virtue of which it exhibits different optic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Stereoisomer — Ste|re|o|i|so|mer [↑ stereo u. ↑ Isomer], das; s, e, auch Ste|re|o|i|so|me|re, das; en, en: Isomere identischer ↑ Konstitution, aber unterschiedlicher Anordnung ihrer Atome im dreidimensionalen Raum …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stereoisomer — ste|reo|iso|mer: von gleicher Zusammensetzung, aber [spiegelbildlich] verschiedener Atomanordnung im ↑Molekül (Chem.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • stereoisomer — n. one of two or more isomers whose molecular structures are identical but whose atomic arrangements differ (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

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