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chi·ral

(kī'răl),
Denoting an object, such as a molecule in a given configuration or conformation, that possesses chirality. A chiral molecule has no plane, axis, or center of symmetry.

chiral

(kī′rəl)
adj.
Relating to or exhibiting chirality.

chiral

(in physical science) describing a compound that cannot be superimposed on its mirror image.
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