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Synonyms for enantiomorph

either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical

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The non-violent offensive of neo-protestant confessions, reported to the aggressive defensive of islamic neo-fundamentalism of the second half of the 20th century reveals the enantiomorphic rapport analysed before, the two worlds being in a mirror image and their discrepancy translating each one's attempt to dominate.
Whereas in many rosids, contort petal aestivation is enantiomorphic, in almost all asterids contort aestivation is fixed to one of the two possible morphs at genus or even family level (Endress, 1999, 2001a).
This superiority of boys was not, however, found on the measure involving discrimination between facsimile and enantiomorphic responses; the second hypothesis that boys will, more often than girls, identify facsimiles rather than enantiomorphs as representing the lamellae is therefore not supported by the results.
They have a 6-fold enantiomorphic symmetry that corresponds to a 622 point group (see Fig.
But one should not forget that, in these combined curves, other important information becomes lost, such as the discriminatory features of biological objects connected with functional enantiomorphic L-, R-, S-rhythm groups.
Thus the new mathematical world was born, a set of universes structured in an enantiomorphic fashion in relation to one another.
The results indicated that participants encoded the spatial orientation of lamellar stimuli in terms of the difference in cogency between their two enantiomorphic elements (Expt 1).
If the enantiomorphic or "mirrored" visualization of a construct can be construed as the rhetorical trope irony--perhaps even as allegory itself, since inversio was in fact one of the classical rhetorical terms for allegoria (Quintilian 1.
It's going back to the idea of my Enantiomorphic Chambers [1965], which is a similar kind of double thing.
Recalling the "abysmal" symmetry of Robert Smithson's Enantiomorphic Chambers, 1964, these sometimes made the viewer appear to vanish, as two incomplete surfaces visually interlocked, via reflection, to complete one another.