diastereoisomer definition

  • noun:
    • A stereoisomer having several chiral centres; a diastereoisomer cannot normally be superimposed regarding mirror picture of some other.
    • A stereoisomer having multiple chiral centres; a diastereoisomer can't typically be superimposed on the mirror picture of another.

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