- (of a reaction) producing a simple stereoisomer.
- (of a polymer) having a regular sequence of configurations in space along the chain, resulting in the potential for close-packing of molecules and for partial or complete crystallinity.
Also ster·e·o·reg·u·lar [ster-ee-oh-reg-yuh-ler, steer-] /ˌstɛr i oʊˈrɛg yə lər, ˌstɪər-/.
Origin of stereospecific
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- chem relating to or having a fixed position in space, as in the spatial arrangements of atoms in certain polymers
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