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racemoid (ˈræsɪˌmɔɪd) 

Definitions

adjective

  1. (chemistry) racemic

racemic (rəˈsiːmɪk Pronunciation for racemic ; -ˈsɛm-)  or racemoid (ˈræsɪˌmɔɪd) 

Definitions

adjective

  1. (chemistry) of, concerned with, or being a mixture of equal amounts of enantiomers and consequently having no optical activity

Derived Forms

racemism (ˈræsɪˌmɪzəm Pronunciation for racemism ; rəˈsiːmɪzəm Pronunciation for racemism  noun

Word Origin

C19: from raceme (as in racemic acid) + -ic

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