Enantiomorph meaning

ĭ-năntē-ə-môrf
Mirror image, form related to another as an object is to its image in a mirror.
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Either of a pair of crystals that are mirror images of each other, and are optically active.
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(chemistry) A similar molecule or compound; an enantiomer.
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Origin of enantiomorph

  • Greek enantios opposite ant- in Indo-European roots –morph

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἐναντίος (enantios, “opposite") + μορφή (morphÄ“, “form").

    From Wiktionary