Definition of isomerism in US English:

isomerism

noun

  • See isomer

    • ‘The second major type of isomerism is stereoisomerism.’
    • ‘The authors concluded that this isomerism could explain the differential biological effects of CHH (hyperglycemia and molt-inhibition).’
    • ‘The phenomenon of isomerism is often regarded as a success for atomism.’
    • ‘This chain disorder results from trans-gauche isomerism about the C-C bonds in the lipid chains.’
    • ‘Such substates result from a local isomerism of strategic residues of the heme pocket.’

Pronunciation

isomerism

/īˈsäməˌrizəm//aɪˈsɑməˌrɪzəm/