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Chirality

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  1. is a property of asymmetry important in several branches of science

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  2. Greek, χειρ, kheir: "hand"

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  3. An object or a system is called chiral if it differs from its mirror image, and its mirror image cannot be superposed on the original object

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  4. object and its mirror image are called enantiomorphs (Greek opposite forms) or, when referring to molecules, enantiomers

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  5. A non-chiral object is called achiral (sometimes also amphichiral) and can be superposed on its mirror image

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  6. may also refer to

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