from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the structural characteristic of a molecule that makes it impossible to superimpose it on its mirror image.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of an object that exhibits chirality, as in the left-handed and right-handed versions of a helix.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the hand. See chirality.
chir(o)- + -al1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek χείρ (kheir, "hand"). (Wiktionary)