a combining form meaning “opposite,” “opposing,” used in the formation of compound words:


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  • Enantiomer

    [ih-nan-tee-uh-mer] /ɪˈnæn ti ə mər/ noun, Chemistry. 1. either of a pair of optical isomers that are mirror images of each other. /ɛnˈæntɪəmə/ noun 1. (chem) a molecule that exhibits stereoisomerism because of the presence of one or more chiral centres enantiomer (ĭ-nān’tē-ə-mər) Either of two stereoisomers that are mirror images of one another but […]

  • Enantiomorph

    [ih-nan-tee-uh-mawrf] /ɪˈnæn ti əˌmɔrf/ noun, Crystallography. 1. either of two crystals exhibiting . /ɛnˈæntɪəˌmɔːf/ noun 1. either of the two crystal forms of a substance that are mirror images of each other enantiomorph en·an·ti·o·morph (ĭ-nān’tē-ə-môrf’) n. Either of a pair of crystals, molecules, or compounds that are mirror images of each other but are not […]

  • Enantiomorphic

    [ih-nan-tee-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ɪˌnæn ti əˈmɔr fɪz əm/ noun, Crystallography. 1. the existence of two chemically identical crystal forms as mirror images of each other.

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