adjective Chemistry.

(of a polymer) having the same configuration at successive, regularly spaced positions along the chain.See also configuration(def 4).

Origin of isotactic

First recorded in 1950–55; iso- + tactic
Related formsi·so·tac·tic·i·ty [ahy-soh-tak-tis-i-tee] /ˌaɪ soʊ tækˈtɪs ɪ ti/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for isotactic



chem (of a stereospecific polymer) having identical steric configurations of the groups on each asymmetric carbon atom on the chainCompare syndiotactic
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