- The branch of chemistry concerned with the spatial three-dimensional relations of atoms in molecules, i.e., the positions the atoms in a compound bear in relation to one another in space.
* * *1) a branch of chemistry that deals with the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in molecules2) the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a compound and its relation to the properties of the compound
* * *ster·eo·chem·is·try (ster″e-o-kemґis-tre) 1. the chemical theory that supposes an arrangement of the atoms of certain molecules in three-dimensional spaces. 2. the branch of chemistry concerned with the space relations between atoms.
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