Associations to the word «Racemic»

Wiktionary

RACEMIC, adjective. (chemistry) containing equal amounts of dextrorotatory (D) and levorotatory (L) stereoisomers and therefore not being optically active; typically, will be synthetic rather than natural
RACEMIC ACID, noun. (organic compound) an equal mixture of the d- and l- forms of tartaric acid found in grape juice; the isomers can be separated via crystallization

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.