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isomer

 [i´so-mer]
any compound exhibiting, or capable of exhibiting, isomerism. adj., adj isomer´ic.

i·so·mer

(ī'sō-mĕr),
1. One of two or more substances displaying isomerism, for example, l-glucose and d-glucose or citrate and isocitrate. Compare: stereoisomer.
2. One of two or more nuclides having the same atomic and mass numbers but differing in energy states for a finite period of time, for example, 99mTc and 99Tc.
[iso- + G. meros, part]

isomer

/iso·mer/ (i´sah-mer) any compound exhibiting, or capable of exhibiting, isomerism.isomer´ic

i·so·mer

(ī'sō-mĕr)
1. One of two or more substances displaying isomerism.
Compare: stereoisomer
2. One of two or more nuclides having the same atomic and mass numbers but differing in energy states for a finite period of time.
[iso- + G. meros, part]

isomer

A chemical compound having the same number of each type of atom (same percentage composition and molecular weight) as another compound, but having different chemical or physical properties.

iso·mer

(ī'sō-mĕr)
1. One of two or more substances displaying isomerism.
2. One of two or more nuclides having the same atomic and mass numbers but differing in energy states for a finite period of time.
[iso- + G. meros, part]

isomer

any compound exhibiting, or capable of exhibiting, isomerism.