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

  • adj. Of or relating to the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to or involving the arrangement of atoms in space.
  • adj. of the repulsion of atoms due to closeness or arrangement

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to an arrangement in space: applied especially to the arrangement of atoms in the molecule of a compound.

Etymologies

ster(eo)- + -ic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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