epimerize

[ep-uh-muh-rahyz]

verb (used with object), ep·i·mer·ized, ep·i·mer·iz·ing.

to convert into an epimer.

Nearby words

  1. epimenorrhea,
  2. epimer,
  3. epimerase,
  4. epimere,
  5. epimerism,
  6. epimorphism,
  7. epimorphosis,
  8. epimyocardium,
  9. epimysiotomy,
  10. epimysium

Also especially British, ep·i·mer·ise.

Origin of epimerize

First recorded in 1925–30; epimer + -ize

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