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cheiral, chiral
1. To be chiral a structure must lack both a plane of symmetry and a center of symmetry.
2. Of or relating to the structural characteristic of a molecule that makes it impossible to superimpose it on its mirror image.
3. A carbon atom attached to four different groups forms a chiral center.
This entry is located in the following units: -al; -ial, -eal (page 13) cheiro-, cheir-, chiro-, chir-, -cheiria, -chiria + (page 1)