racemate


racemate

racemate [rey-see-meyt, ruh-] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chemistry.

  1. a salt or ester of racemic acid.
  2. a racemic compound.

Origin of racemate First recorded in 1825–35; racem(ic acid) + -ate2 Examples from the Web for racemate Historical Examples of racemate

  • Below the transition point, therefore, the solubility of the racemate is less than that of the mixed tartrates.

    The Phase Rule and Its Applications

    Alexander Findlay

  • As the latter are equally soluble, equal amounts of each will dissolve, and a further quantity of the racemate will be deposited.

    The Phase Rule and Its Applications

    Alexander Findlay

  • racemate in Medicine racemate [rā′sə-māt′, răs′ə-] n.

    1. A racemic compound.
    2. The salt or ester of such a compound.

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