Definition of Enantiomorph

1. Noun. Either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical.

Exact synonyms: Enantiomer
Generic synonyms: Chemical Compound, Compound



Definition of Enantiomorph

1. Noun. Mirror image, form related to another as an object is to its image in a mirror. ¹

2. Noun. Either of a pair of crystals that are mirror images of each other, and are optically active. ¹

3. Noun. (chemistry) A similar molecule or compound; an enantiomer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enantiomorph

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Enantiomorph

1. An enantiomer in crystal form. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enantiomorph

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

Literary usage of Enantiomorph

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The figure and its mirror image are enantiomorph, as well as polar. We can construct a figure which is enantiomorph to its mirror image but not polar. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The figure and its mirror image are enantiomorph, as well as polar. We can construct a figure which is enantiomorph to its mirror image but not polar. ..."

3. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1918)
"... organism attacking the dextro- and another the laevo-enantiomorph in an apparently arbitrary manner. The loss of the one enantiomorph, as well as the ..."

4. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1907)
"The loss of the one enantiomorph, as well as the usually small yield of active material, constitute the chief disadvantages of the process. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"... enantiomorph, or with the destruction (or change) of one enantiomorph in a mixture of both, or with the separation of two enantiomorphs from one another ..."

6. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1898)
"But even if such an asymmetric force could be Discovered—a force which would enable us to synthesise a single enantiomorph—the process would not be free ..."

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