stereoselective

As applied to a reaction, denoting a process in which of two or more possible stereoisomeric products only one predominates; a s. process is not necessarily stereospecific.

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ste·reo·se·lec·tive .ster-ē-ō-sə-'lek-tiv, .stir- adj relating to or being a reaction or process producing a stereoisomer having one particular configuration regardless of the stereoisomeric configuration of the reactant

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