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Definition of Enantiomorphic
Medical Definition of Enantiomorphic
1. 1. Relating to two objects, each of which is the mirror image of the other. 2. In chemistry, relating to isomers, the optical activities of which are equal in magnitude but opposite in sign. Synonym: enantiomorphous. Origin: enantio-+ G. Morphe, form (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Enantiomorphic
Literary usage of Enantiomorphic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Optical Activity and Chemical Composition by Hans Landolt (1899)
"kinds of crystals were enantiomorphic (v. § 2). The same phenomenon was later observed with other substances by Pasteur, who propounded the doctrine that ..."
2. Theoretical Chemistry from the Standpoint of Avogadro's Rule & Thermodynamics by Walther Nernst (1904)
"Such a crystal form and its reflected image are styled enantiomorphic (Naumann), and are distinguished as right and left forms. ..."
3. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Theoretical and Practical Study of Minerals by Alexander Hamilton Phillips (1912)
"It is like a left glove on a right hand; such forms are enantiomorphic. Two other forms are possible: the minus right produced by extending the faces — R, ..."
4. Outlines of Applied Optics by Perley Gilman Nutting (1912)
"Rotating crystals occur in twin forms having enantiomorphic dissymmetry of structure; that is, the two forms are images of each other, but not superposable. ..."
5. A Text Book of Organic Chemistry by William Albert Noyes (1903)
"enantiomorphic forms are identical in all of their physical and chemical ... These crystals are enantiomorphic, and one set gives (/-tartaric acid and the ..."