Enantiomer E*nan"ti*o*mer, n. [Gr. 'enanti`os opposite + -mer.] (Chem.) either of a pair of optical isomers of a chemical substance whose molecules are mirror images of each other, i. e., are related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; -- meaningful only for structures which have internal asymmetry. -- {E*nan`ti*o*mer"ic}, a. [PJC]

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