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racemate

[rey-see-meyt, ruh-] /reɪˈsi meɪt, rə-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt or ester of racemic acid.
2.
a racemic compound.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; racem(ic acid) + -ate2
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racemate in Medicine

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

  1. A racemic compound.

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

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