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diastereomer

[ dahy-uh-ster-ee-uh-mer, -steer- ]
/ 藢da瑟 蓹藞st蓻r i 蓹 m蓹r, -藞st瑟蓹r- /
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noun Chemistry.
either of a pair of stereoisomers that are not mirror images of each other.
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Also called di路a路ster路e路o路i路so路mer [dahy-uh-ster-ee-oh-ahy-suh-mer, -steer-]. /藢da瑟 蓹藢st蓻r i o蕣藞a瑟 s蓹 m蓹r, -藢st瑟蓹r-/.
Compare enantiomer.

Origin of diastereomer

First recorded in 1935鈥40; dia- + stereo(iso)mer
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