geometric isomer

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geometric isomer

n.
A chemical compound having the same molecular formula as another but a different geometric configuration, as when atoms or groups of atoms are attached in different spatial arrangements on either side of a bond or a ring.
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Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) refers to a group of positional and geometrical isomers of linoleic acid (c9, c12 octadecadienoic acid) with conjugated double bonds.
The conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a mixture of positional and geometrical isomers, and 9cis, 11-trans and 10-trans, 12-cis, are the most important ones (PARK & PARIZA, 2007).