stereochemistry
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1890 1. a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules 2. the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound • stereochemical adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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