Definition of stereoisomerism in English:

stereoisomerism

Pronunciation /-īˈsäməˌrizəm/

noun

Chemistry

See stereoisomer

‘The second major type of isomerism is stereoisomerism.’
  • ‘Structural isomerism is not a form of stereoisomerism, and is dealt with on a separate page.’
  • ‘Thereby, stereochemistry and stereoisomerism have been discussed on a common basis.’
  • ‘A second type of stereoisomerism are not mirror images of one another.’
  • ‘In this Topic, we will concentrate on stereoisomerism in organic compounds, although this phenomenon also occurs in other compounds such as transition metal complexes.’