enantiomeric etymology

English word enantiomeric comes from English -ic, English enantiomer

Detailed word origin of enantiomeric

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
enantiomer English (eng) (chemistry) One of a pair of stereoisomers that is the mirror image of the other, but may not be superimposed on this other stereoisomer. Almost always, a pair of enantiomers contain at least one chiral center, and a sample of either enantiomer will be optically active.
enantiomeric English (eng) Of or pertaining to an enantiomer or the relation between enantiomers.

Words with the same origin as enantiomeric

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Descendants of enantiomer
distomer eutomer