noun. either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical.
- -mer (English)
- μέρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- enantio- (English)
Example sentences of the word enantiomer
1. Noun, singular or mass
One enantiomer of the dye is soluble in water, but the other is not.