Fischer projection(redirected from Fisher projection)
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Fischer projection[′fish·ər prə‚jek·shən]
A method for representing the spatial arrangement of groups around chiral carbon atoms; the four bonds to the chiral carbon are represented by a cross, with the assumption that the horizontal bonds project toward the viewer and the vertical bonds away from the viewer.
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