stereoisomer

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ster·e·o·i·so·mer / ˌsterē-ōˈīsəmər; ˌsti(ə)r-/ • n. Chem. each of two or more compounds differing only in the spatial arrangement of their atoms. DERIVATIVES: ster·e·o·i·so·mer·ic / -ˌīsəˈmerik/ adj. ster·e·o·i·som·er·ism / -īˈsäməˌrizəm/ n.

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