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  • stereocenter
  • An atom, often carbon, that is bonded to four unique groups, making that atom stereochemically significant (labeled either R or S).  Synonymous with chiral center and asymmetric center.
  • stereocenters
  • An atom, often carbon, that is bonded to four unique groups, making that atom stereochemically significant (labeled either R or S).  Synonymous with chiral center and asymmetric center.
  • stereoisomer
  • Two molecules that share the same molecular formula and the same connectivity, however, the two molecules differ in their 3D spatial arrangement.
  • stereoisomers
  • Two molecules that share the same molecular formula and the same connectivity, however, the two molecules differ in their 3D spatial arrangement.
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