race mate


[rey-see-meyt, ruh-]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of racemic acid.
a racemic compound.

1825–35; racem(ic acid) + -ate2

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racemate ra·ce·mate (rā'sə-māt', rās'ə-,)

  1. A racemic compound.

  2. The salt or an ester of such a compound.

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