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enantiomer

 [en-an´te-o″mer]
one of a pair of isomeric compounds whose molecular structures are mirror images of each other.

en·an·ti·o·mer

(en-an'tē-ō-mĕr),
One of a pair of molecules that are nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other; neither molecule has an internal plane of symmetry.
Synonym(s): optic antipode
[enantio- + G. meros, part]

enantiomer

/en·an·tio·mer/ (en-an´te-o″mer) one of a pair of compounds having a mirror image relationship.

enantiomer

(in physical science) one of the two nonsuperimposable mirror image forms of a chiral compound.
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