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isomer

noun [C]     /ˈaɪ.sə.mər/ US  /-soʊ.mɚ/ specialized
any one of a group of chemical substances which all have the same number and type of atoms but in which the arrangement of the atoms is slightly different between each substance : structural / geometrical / optical isomersTypes of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the body
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