Stereospecific



[ster-ee-oh-spuh-sif-ik, steer-] /ˌstɛr i oʊ spəˈsɪf ɪk, ˌstɪər-/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
(of a reaction) producing a simple stereoisomer.
2.
(of a polymer) having a regular sequence of configurations in space along the chain, resulting in the potential for close-packing of molecules and for partial or complete crystallinity.
stereospecific
/ˌstɛrɪəʊspɪˈsɪfɪk; ˌstɪər-/
adjective
1.
(chem) relating to or having a fixed position in space, as in the spatial arrangements of atoms in certain polymers

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