Definition of Enantiomorphous

1. a. Similar, but not superposable, i. e., related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; -- said of certain hemihedral crystals.



Definition of Enantiomorphous

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to enantiomorphs or enantiomorphism; enantiomorphic ¹

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Definition of Enantiomorphous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Enantiomorphous

1. Similar, but not superposable, i. E, related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; said of certain hemihedral crystals. Origin: Gr. Opposite + form. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enantiomorphous

enantioenriched
enantioface
enantiofacial
enantioinduction
enantiomer
enantiomeric
enantiomerically
enantiomerism
enantiomerisms
enantiomerization
enantiomerizations
enantiomers
enantiomorph
enantiomorphic
enantiomorphism
enantiomorphous (current term)
enantiomorphs
enantiopathic
enantiopathy
enantiopode
enantiopure
enantiopurities
enantiopurity
enantiornithean
enantiornithine
enantiornithines
enantiornitine
enantioselection
enantioselective
enantioselectively

Literary usage of Enantiomorphous

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1. Mathematical Crystallography and the Theory of Groups of Movements by Harold Hilton (1903)
"U ' is brought to U by a reflexion followed by a rotation ; hence : A figure may be brought to coincidence with any enantiomorphous figure by a reflexion in ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1906)
"This question involves the introduction of an enantiomorphous agency at some period during the evolutionary development of living matter. ..."

3. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, John Cannell Cain, Carl Schorlemmer (1913)
"It has been discovered that most substances crystallising in enantiomorphous forms are endowed with optical activity, ie, the power of rotating the plane of ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1898)
"Repeat the process with a crystal of laevo-tartaric acid, and the enantiomorphous tetrahedron—the mirror-image of the former—is obtained. ..."

5. The Phase Rule and Its Applications by Alexander Findlay (1908)
"Partially racemic compounds}- In this case we are no longer dealing with enantiomorphous forms, and the solubility of the two oppositely active ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"The table of the 165 additional systems given by Barlow has this advantage, that it distinguishes clearly the enantiomorphous systems from those which ..."

7. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1918)
"Resolution by Crystallization in enantiomorphous Forms. ... 167), and depends on the deposition of the two enantiomorphous crystalline forms of the d- and ..."

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