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mutarotation

[myoo-tuh-roh-tey-shuh n] /ˌmyu tə roʊˈteɪ ʃən/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a gradual change in the optical rotation of freshly prepared solutions of reducing sugars.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Latin mūtā(re) to change + rotation
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