asymmetric synthesis

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asymmetric synthesis

[¦ā·sə¦me·trik ′sin·thə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
Chemical synthesis of a pure enantiomer, or of an enantiomorphic mixture in which one enantiomer predominates, without the use of resolution.
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