/ (ɪˈpɪməˌrɪzəm) /
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optical isomerism in which isomers (epimers) can form about asymmetric atoms within the molecule, esp in carbohydrates
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Derived forms of epimerismepimeric (ˌɛpɪˈmɛrɪk), adjective
Word Origin for epimerism
C20: German Epimer (see epi-, -mer) + -ism
Words nearby epimerism
epilithic, epilogue, epimedium, epimer, epimere, epimerism, epimerize, epimorphism, epimorphosis, epimyocardium, epimysium
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