[ster-ee-oh-ahy-som-uh-riz-uh m, steer-]
- the isomerism ascribed to different relative positions of the atoms or groups of atoms in the molecules of organic compounds.
Origin of stereoisomerism
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- chem isomerism caused by differences in the spatial arrangement of atoms in molecules
- Isomerism created by differences in the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule.
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