Definition of Enantiomorphism

1. Noun. The relation of opposition between crystals or molecules that are reflections of one another.

Exact synonyms: Mirror-image Relation
Generic synonyms: Opposition



Definition of Enantiomorphism

1. Noun. (chemistry) The relationship exhibited by a pair of enantiomorphs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enantiomorphism

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Medical Definition of Enantiomorphism

1. The relation of two objects similar in form but not superimposable, as the two hands or an object and its mirror image. Origin: enantio-+ G. Morphe, form (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enantiomorphism

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Literary usage of Enantiomorphism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The enantiomorphism dépends ... The enantiomorphism of quartz crystals is indicated by the presence of faces of a ..."

2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, John Cannell Cain, Carl Schorlemmer (1913)
"It may be noted that the enantiomorphism is outwardly indicated on the crystals by the p faces ; each set of four p faces constitutes a form, ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... for the recognition of enantiomorphism of crystal structure the chem. differences of the substances is the best criterion; two influences must be ..."

4. An Introduction to Chemical Crystallography by Paul Groth (1906)
"According to the theory of crystal structure here adopted, the enantiomorphism of ... consequence of the enantiomorphism of their chemical molecules ; for, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... that it would seem that the optical activity depends on the arrangement of the molecules in the crystal and not on any enantiomorphism in the molecules. ..."

6. The Arrangement of Atoms in Space by Jacobus Henricus Hoff, Alfred Werner (1898)
"in which opposite rotatory power as regards light accompanies enantiomorphism of crystalline form. The same holds for elastic bodies wound in a right- or ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... axes nor a center of symmetry, and it' is this which determines the enantiomorphism of its configuration. The original paper will richly repay perusal; ..."

8. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The enantiomorphism dépends ... The enantiomorphism of quartz crystals is indicated by the presence of faces of a ..."

9. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, John Cannell Cain, Carl Schorlemmer (1913)
"It may be noted that the enantiomorphism is outwardly indicated on the crystals by the p faces ; each set of four p faces constitutes a form, ..."

10. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"... for the recognition of enantiomorphism of crystal structure the chem. differences of the substances is the best criterion; two influences must be ..."

11. An Introduction to Chemical Crystallography by Paul Groth (1906)
"According to the theory of crystal structure here adopted, the enantiomorphism of ... consequence of the enantiomorphism of their chemical molecules ; for, ..."

12. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... that it would seem that the optical activity depends on the arrangement of the molecules in the crystal and not on any enantiomorphism in the molecules. ..."

13. The Arrangement of Atoms in Space by Jacobus Henricus Hoff, Alfred Werner (1898)
"in which opposite rotatory power as regards light accompanies enantiomorphism of crystalline form. The same holds for elastic bodies wound in a right- or ..."

14. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... axes nor a center of symmetry, and it' is this which determines the enantiomorphism of its configuration. The original paper will richly repay perusal; ..."

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