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enantiomorphic

Pronunciation: en-an'te-o-mor'fik

Definition:

  1. Relating to two objects, each of which is the mirror image of the other.
  2. chemistry relating to isomers, the optic activities of which are equal in magnitude but opposite in sign.

Synonym(s): enantiomorphous

[enantio- + G. morphe, form]

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