Meaning of tautomerism in English:

tautomerism

Pronunciation /tɔːˈtɒmərɪz(ə)m/

noun

Chemistry

See tautomer

‘This is tautomerism, where two isomers exist in dynamic equilibrium with each other.’
  • ‘The same is true of tautomerism in aromatic molecules.’
  • ‘As explained earlier, curcumin exists in keto-enol tautomerism; these tautomeric equilibria both in the ground and in the excited states can be influenced by the solvent protons.’
  • ‘The P-diketone structure can undergo keto-enol tautomerism in solutions.’
  • ‘The HFQ is unsubstituted at nitrogen in position 1, so that tautomerism can take place.’