[ster-ee-oh-ahy-suh-mer, steer-] /ˌstɛr i oʊˈaɪ sə mər, ˌstɪər-/
any of two or more isomers exhibiting stereoisomerism.
(chem) one of the isomers of a compound that exhibits stereoisomerism
stereoisomer ster·e·o·i·so·mer (stěr’ē-ō-ī’sə-mər, stēr’-)
A molecule containing the same number and kind of atomic groupings as another but having a different spatial arrangement, thus exhibiting different properties.
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.
[ster-ee-oh-ahy-suh-mer-ik, steer-] /ˌstɛr i oʊˌaɪ səˈmɛr ɪk, ˌstɪər-/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. pertaining to or exhibiting stereoisomerism.
[ster-ee-oh-ahy-som-uh-riz-uh m, steer-] /ˌstɛr i oʊ aɪˈsɒm əˌrɪz əm, ˌstɪər-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. the isomerism ascribed to different relative positions of the atoms or groups of atoms in the molecules of organic compounds. stereoisomerism /ˌstɛrɪəʊaɪˈsɒməˌrɪzəm; ˌstɪər-/ noun 1. (chem) isomerism caused by differences in the spatial arrangement of atoms in molecules stereoisomerism ster·e·o·i·som·er·ism (stěr’ē-ō-ī-sŏm’ə-rĭz’əm, stēr’-) […]
[ster-ee-oh-li-thog-ruh-fee] /ˌstɛr i oʊ lɪˈθɒg rə fi/ noun 1. a process for creating three-dimensional objects using a computer-controlled laser to build up the required structure, layer by layer, from a liquid photopolymer that solidifies.
noun 1. a branch of science dealing with the determination of the three-dimensional structure of objects based on two-dimensional views of them.