isomer

isomer (I´so-mer)

1. One of two or more substances displaying isomerism; e.g., l-glucose and d-glucose or citrate and isocitrate. Cf. stereoisomer. 2. One of two or more nuclides having the same atomic and mass numbers but differing in energy states for a finite period of time; e.g., 99mTc and 99Tc. [iso- + G. meros, part]
geometric i. See geometric isomerism.

 

Browse Medical References:

[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M]
[N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]