adjective see enantiomorph

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  • Enantiomorphous — E*nan ti*o*mor phous, a. [Gr. enanti os opposite + morfh form.] (Crystallog.) Similar, but not superposable, i. e., related to each other as a right handed to a left handed glove; said of certain hemihedral crystals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enantiomorphous — See enantiomorphic. * * * …   Universalium

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  • enantiomorphous — SYN: enantiomorphic …   Medical dictionary

  • enantiomorphous — en·an·ti·o·mor·phous …   English syllables

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