Definition of Stereochemistry

1. n. Chemistry considered with reference to the space relations of atoms.



Definition of Stereochemistry

1. Noun. (chemistry uncountable) the branch of chemistry that involves the spatial arrangement of the atoms of molecules, and studies how this affects the physical and chemical properties of such species ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry countable) the effect of such spatial arrangement on the chemistry of a particular compound ¹

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Definition of Stereochemistry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stereochemistry

stereoblastulas
stereoblind
stereoblindness
stereoblock
stereobond
stereobonds
stereocenter
stereocenters
stereocentre
stereocentres
stereochemic
stereochemical
stereochemically
stereochemist
stereochemistries
stereochemistry (current term)
stereochemists
stereochrome
stereochromes
stereochromic
stereochromically
stereochromy
stereocilia
stereocilial
stereociliary
stereocilin
stereocilium
stereocontrol
stereocontrolled
stereocontrolling

Literary usage of Stereochemistry

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1. Theoretical Chemistry from the Standpoint of Avogadro's Rule & Thermodynamics by Walther Nernst (1904)
"There has recently been begun, in addition to the stereochemistry of carbon, a stereochemistry of nitrogen, which has already led to considerable results. ..."

2. Theoretical Chemistry from the Standpoint of Avogadro's Rule & Thermodynamics by Walther Nernst (1904)
"The stereochemistry of Nitrogen.—There has recently been begun, in addition to the stereochemistry of carbon, a stereochemistry of nitrogen, ..."

3. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1918)
"CHAPTER V stereochemistry OP NITROGEN Historical. In 1883 Goldschmidt,1 working under the direction of V. Meyer, discovered an isomer of ..."

4. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1913)
"Evidence of stereochemistry. The principles of stereochemistry, enunciated by van 't Hoff (vol. i, p. 65), are based upon the relation subsisting between ..."

5. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1904)
"Note on the stereochemistry of Benzene. By H. 0. JONES, MA, Clare College, and J. KEWLEY, BA, King's College. [Read 2 March 1903. ..."

6. The Arrangement of Atoms in Space by Jacobus Henricus Hoff, Alfred Werner (1898)
"stereochemistry OF NITROGEN COMPOUNDS SINCE on the one hand the isomeric ... active ammonium derivatives, the stereochemistry of nitrogen compounds, ..."

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