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stereoregularity

[ster-ee-oh-reg-yuh-lar-i-tee, steer-] /ˌstɛr i oʊˌrɛg yəˈlær ɪ ti, ˌstɪər-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
(of a polymer) the degree to which successive configurations in space along the chain follow a simple rule.
Also called tacticity.
Compare configuration (def 4).
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; stereo- + regularity
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