mutarotation

[ myoo-tuh-roh-tey-shuh n ]
/ ˌmyu tə roʊˈteɪ ʃən /

noun Chemistry.

a gradual change in the optical rotation of freshly prepared solutions of reducing sugars.

Origin of mutarotation

1895–1900; < Latin mūtā(re) to change + rotation
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