Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pair.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete A pair.

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  • adjective chemistry Describing identical atoms or groups attached to the same atom in a molecule

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Examples

  • If a pair of geminal protons (CH2) cannot be interchanged through a symmetry operation of the molecule, then these protons are diastereotopic and are NOT chemically equivalent. e.g. the β-methylene protons of amino acids where the methylene group is attached to chiral C

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  • If a pair of geminal protons (CH2) cannot be interchanged through a symmetry operation of the molecule, then these protons are diastereotopic and are NOT chemically equivalent. e.g. the β-methylene protons of amino acids where the methylene group is attached to chiral C

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

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