[ ăn′ə-mər ]
A cyclic stereoisomer, such as a sugar, whose sole conformational difference involves the arrangement of atoms or groups in the aldehyde or ketone group.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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