stereoisomerism

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ster·e·o·i·som·er·ism

 (stĕr′ē-ō-ī-sŏm′ə-rĭz′əm, stîr′-)
n.
Isomerism created by differences in the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule.

ster′e·o·i′so·mer′ic (-ī′sə-mĕr′ĭk) adj.

stereoisomerism

(ˌstɛrɪəʊaɪˈsɒməˌrɪzəm; ˌstɪər-)
n
(Chemistry) chem isomerism caused by differences in the spatial arrangement of atoms in molecules
stereoisometric adj

ster•e•o•i•som•er•ism

(ˌstɛr i oʊ aɪˈsɒm əˌrɪz əm, ˌstɪər-)

n.
the isomerism ascribed to different relative positions of the atoms or groups of atoms in the molecules of organic compounds.
[1890–95]

stereoisomerism

Isomers of a compound which have the same formula and functional groups and differ only in the arrangements of groups in space are stereoisomers.
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Aoki, An X-ray Crystallographic Study on cis-trans Configurational Assignment to "cis-" and "trans-1, 8-terpias" and a Proposal of New Designation for Discriminating between the Configurational Isomers, Bull.

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