Definition of Conformer

1. n. One who conforms; one who complies with established forms or doctrines.



Definition of Conformer

1. Noun. (chemistry) any of a set of stereoisomers characterised by a conformation that corresponds to a distinct potential energy minimum ¹

2. Noun. (biology) A particular folded state or conformation of a protein. ¹

3. Noun. A person who conforms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conformer

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Conformer

1. A mold, usually of plastic material, used in plastic surgical repair to maintain space in a cavity or to prevent closing by healing of an artificial or natural opening affected by neighboring surgical repair. Origin: L. Conformo, to fashion (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conformer

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Literary usage of Conformer

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"(3) The carboxylate anión would obviously prefer the equatorial positions 1 and 3 rather than 2 and 4 since in the former conformer the anión is more ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1902)
"He closes up the incision with two stitches, then places the conformer over ... The circular opening in the conformer allows the gold ball to fit the space ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Ophthalmology by Lawrance Webster Fox (1920)
"A glass or gold-plated " conformer " is then inserted between the eyelids. The " conformer " is shaped to the contour of the globe and acts like a splint ..."

4. The Lower Canada Jurist: Collection de Décisions Du Bas Canada by Strachan Bethune, John Sprott Archibald, William Hey, John Stuart Buchan (1881)
"Madame Erichsen, pour se conformer aux conditions de la donation a renoncé à son douaire sur tous les biens de Austin Cuvillier ; pourquoi alors le lot des ..."

5. In the Paradise of the Sufis by Javād Nūrbakhsh (1979)
"have a free water hydrogen as the calculated vibrational frequency for one 0-H stretch is significantly lower for conformer B than for the experimental ..."

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