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one of a pair of isomeric compounds whose molecular structures are mirror images of each other.
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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]
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