Complete Definition of "enantiomer"

English
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Etymology
From term|enantio- + term|-mer.

Noun
en-noun
Image:Enantiomerer.PNG|thumb|A pair of enantiomers.
#chemistry One of a pair of stereoisomers that is the mirror image of the other, but may not be superimposed on this other stereoisomer. Almost always, a pair of enantiomers contain at least one chiral centre, and a sample of either enantiomer will be optically active.

Synonyms
enantiomorph
optical isomer

Translations
trans-top|one of a pair of mirror-image stereoisomers
Arabic: Ø¥ÙÙاÙØ´ÙÙÙÙر
Danish: enantiomer
Dutch: enantiomeer
Finnish: enantiomeeri
French: énantiomère
German: Enantiomer
Hebrew: ×× × ××××ר
Italian: enantiomero
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Korean: ê±°ì¸ìì²´ (geoulsangche)
Malay: enantiomer
Polish: enancjomer
Spanish: enantiómero
Swedish: enantiomer
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Derived terms
enantiomeric

See also
diastereoisomer

ar:enantiomer
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