enantiomer(redirected from Enantioselective)
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Either of a pair of molecules that are mirror images but cannot be superimposed on each other, and that rotate the plane of polarized light by an equal amount in opposite directions. Also called enantiomorph, optical isomer.
en·an′ti·o·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.
(Chemistry) chem a molecule that exhibits stereoisomerism because of the presence of one or more chiral centres
en•an•ti•o•mer(ɪˈnæn ti ə mər)
either of a pair of optical isomers that are mirror images of each other.
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|Noun||1.||enantiomer - either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical|