enantiomorphism

[ ih-nan-tee-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m ]
/ ɪˌnæn ti əˈmɔr fɪz əm /

noun Crystallography.

the existence of two chemically identical crystal forms as mirror images of each other.

Origin of enantiomorphism

First recorded in 1895–1900; enantiomorph + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM enantiomorphism

en·an·ti·o·mor·phic, en·an·ti·o·mor·phous, adjective
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