/aɪˈsɒstərɪzəm/ (say uy'sostuhrizuhm)

the quality or state of being isosteric.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • isosterism — /uy sos teuh riz euhm/, n. 1. Chem. the quality or state of being isosteric. 2. Pharm. the theory that isosteric compounds have identical or similar pharmacological action. [1860 65; ISOSTERE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • isosterism — isos·ter·ism …   English syllables

  • isosterism — īˈsästəˌrizəm; ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at iso +ˌstiˌrizəm or ˌsteˌr noun ( s) Etymology: is + ster (from Greek stereos solid) + ism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Absorption (pharmacokinetics) — In pharmacology (and more specifically pharmacokinetics), absorption is the movement of a drug into the bloodstream. Absorption involves several phases. First, the drug needs to be introduced via some route of administration (oral, via the skin,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bioisostere — In medicinal chemistry, bioisosteres are substituents or groups with similar physical or chemical properties that impart similar biological properties to a chemical compound. In drug design, the purpose of exchanging one bioisostere for another… …   Wikipedia

  • Isostere — Isosteres are molecules or ions with the same number of atoms and the same number of valence electrons. As a result, they can exhibit similar pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties.Some examples of isoteres are: *fluorine and hydrogen… …   Wikipedia

  • Isóstero — Se le llama isósteros a todas aquellas moleculas o iones con el mismo número de átomos y/o el mismo número de electrones de valencia. Algunos ejemplos de isósteros son: sodio e hidrógeno dióxido de carbono (CO2) y óxido nitroso (N2O) azufre y… …   Wikipedia Español

  • isostérie — ● isostérie nom féminin Caractère des composés isostères. isostérie [izosteʀi] n. f. ÉTYM. XXe; de iso , et stérie « structure spatiale », élément savant formé à partir du grec stereos « solide, cubique », en géom. (→ Stéréo ); p. ê. d après la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • isosteric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|sterik adjective Etymology: is + ster (from Greek stereos solid) + ic 1. : of, relating to, or exhibiting isosterism 2. : of, relating to, or marked by equal atmosphere density …   Useful english dictionary

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