Definition of enantiomeric in US English:

enantiomeric

adjective

Chemistry
  • See enantiomer

    • ‘The reactions proceed at room temperature without solvent, giving enantiomeric excesses of 99.8 per cent.’
    • ‘In my view, it is dangerous to rely on enantiomeric ratios of protein amino acids because of the omnipresent problem of terrestrial contamination.’
    • ‘Barron showed theoretically that a magnetic field alone cannot produce an enantiomeric excess, and at the time called magnetic optical activity ‘false chirality’.’
    • ‘This enantiomerically enriched catalyst could then act to promote the formation of amino acids with substantial enantiomeric excesses.’
    • ‘There is no symmetry to this molecule, and it exists in the two enantiomeric forms.’

Pronunciation

enantiomeric

/iˌnantēəˈmerik/