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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of a set of isomers whose molecules have the same atoms bonded to each other but differ in the way these atoms are arranged in space.

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  • n. one of a set of the isomers of a compound that exhibits stereoisomerism

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