stereochemistry

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stereochemistry

 [ster″e-o-kem´is-tre]
the branch of chemistry dealing with the space relations of atoms in molecules. adj., adj stereochem´ical.

ster·e·o·chem·is·try

(ster'ē-ō-kem'is-trē),
The branch of chemistry concerned with the spatial three-dimensional relations of atoms in molecules, that is, the positions of the atoms in a compound in relation to one another in space.

ster·e·o·chem·is·try

(ster'ē-ō-kem'is-trē)
The branch of chemistry concerned with the spatial three-dimensional relations of atoms in molecules, i.e., the positions the atoms in a compound bear in relation to one another in space.