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tautomer

[taw-tuh-mer]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a compound that exhibits tautomerism.

Origin of tautomer

First recorded in 1900–05; back formation from tautomerism
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British Dictionary definitions for tautomer

tautomer

noun
  1. either of the two forms of a chemical compound that exhibits tautomerism
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