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stereoisomer

[ster-ee-oh-ahy-suh-mer, steer-] /ˌstɛr i oʊˈaɪ sə mər, ˌstɪər-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
any of two or more isomers exhibiting stereoisomerism.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; stereo- + isomer
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stereoisomer

/ˌstɛrɪəʊˈaɪsəmə; ˌstɪər-/
noun
1.
(chem) one of the isomers of a compound that exhibits stereoisomerism
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stereo isomer in Medicine

stereoisomer ster·e·o·i·so·mer (stěr'ē-ō-ī'sə-mər, stēr'-)
n.
A molecule containing the same number and kind of atomic groupings as another but having a different spatial arrangement, thus exhibiting different properties.

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stereo isomer in Science
stereoisomer
  (stěr'ē-ō-ī'sə-mər)   
Any of two or more isomers having the same linkages between the atoms but differing in the way these atoms are arranged in space. There are two types of stereoisomers, geometric isomers and enantiomers. Compare structural isomer.
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