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

  • noun 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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  • noun chemistry one of a set of the isomers of a compound that exhibits stereoisomerism


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