from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Noting the stereomeric isomer of a compound containing one or more asymmetric carbon atoms: thus, levorotatory lactic acid is the enantiomorph of the dextrorotatory acid, and vice versa. The word is also used of crystals.
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- noun Mirror image, form related to another as an object is to its image in a mirror.
- noun Either of a
pairof crystalsthat are mirror imagesof each other, and are optically active.
- noun chemistry A similar
moleculeor compound; an enantiomer.
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- noun either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Greek enantios, opposite; see ant- in Indo-European roots + –morph.]
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From Ancient Greek ἐναντίος (enantios, "opposite") + μορφή (morphē, "form").
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