from The Century Dictionary.
- A combining form used in organic chemistry to indicate optical inactivity through internal compensation. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A combining form denoting in the middle, intermediate.
- (Chem.) Denoting
a type of hydrocarbonswhich are regarded as methenyl derivatives. Also used adjectively.
- (Chem.) Optically inactive due to compensating optical activity at two or more asymmetric centers, often due to a plane of symmetry within the molecular structure.
- Attached to a carbon atom located between two hereoatoms in a heterocyclic ring.
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- prefix chemistry Designating an
achiralmember of a group of diastereoisomersthat has at least one chiralmember
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From Ancient Greek μέσος (mésos, "middle").
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