stereo-isomer

stereoisomer

[ster-ee-oh-ahy-suh-mer, steer-]
noun Chemistry.
any of two or more isomers exhibiting stereoisomerism.

Origin:
1895–1900; stereo- + isomer

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stereoisomer (ˌstɛrɪəʊˈaɪsəmə, ˌstɪər-)
 
n
chem one of the isomers of a compound that exhibits stereoisomerism

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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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stereoisomer   (stěr'ē-ō-ī'sə-mər)  Pronunciation Key 
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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