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[ih-nan-tee-uh-mawrf] /ɪˈnæn ti əˌmɔrf/
noun, Crystallography.
either of two crystals exhibiting enantiomorphism.
Origin of enantiomorph
< German (1856); see enantio-, -morph Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for enantiomorph


either of the two crystal forms of a substance that are mirror images of each other
Derived Forms
enantiomorphic, adjective
enantiomorphism, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Greek enantios opposite + -morph
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enantiomorph in Medicine

enantiomorph en·an·ti·o·morph (ĭ-nān'tē-ə-môrf')
Either of a pair of crystals, molecules, or compounds that are mirror images of each other but are not identical. Also called enantiomer.

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