of or relating to the spatial relationships of atoms in a molecule.
(chem) of, concerned with, or caused by the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule
steric ster·ic (stěr’ĭk, stēr’-) or ster·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule; stereochemical.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the prevention or retardation of inter- or intramolecular interactions as a result of the spatial structure of a molecule.
noun, plural sterigmata [stuh-rig-muh-tuh] /stəˈrɪg mə tə/ (Show IPA). Mycology. 1. a small stalk that bears a sporangium, a conidium, or especially a basidiospore. noun 1. (biology) a minute stalk bearing a spore or chain of spores in certain fungi
noun, Chemistry. 1. a sterilizing agent. noun 1. any substance or agent used in sterilization
- Sterile cyst
sterile cyst n. A hydatid cyst that has no brood capsules or viable scolexes.