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enantiomer

CIDE DICTIONARY

enantiomern. [Gr. 'enanti`os opposite + -mer.].
     either of a pair of optical isomers of a chemical substance whose molecules are mirror images of each other, i. e., are related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; -- meaningful only for structures which have internal asymmetry.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

enantiomer, n. Chem. a molecule with a mirror image.

Derivative
enantiomeric adj.
Etymology
Gk enantios opposite+ -MER

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