Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of two molecules that differ only in the spatial arrangement of atoms or groups surrounding only one of two or more chiral atoms in the structure.

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  • noun chemistry any diastereoisomer that has the opposite configuration at only one of the stereogenic centres

Etymologies

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

[epi– + -mer, isomer.]

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epi- + -mer

Examples

  • From what i understand, it is adaptogenic for each but the tablespoonful does renew some pesticide to epimer on the inflammation.

    Wii-volution

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