cryptochirality etymology

English word cryptochirality comes from English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.), English chirality

Detailed word origin of cryptochirality

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
chirality English (eng) The phenomenon, in chemistry, physics and mathematics, in which objects are mirror images of each other, but are not identical; handedness.
cryptochirality English (eng) (chemistry) A form of chirality in which the properties of the pair of chiral compounds are indistinguishable.

Words with the same origin as cryptochirality

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