3 Chemistry (usually cis-) Denoting molecules with cis arrangements of substituents: cis-1,2-dichloroethene
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- Full X-ray crystallographic data were published (or deposited) for some of the isomerizing cis- or trans-cinnamic acids.
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- Similar effects were seen with 13 - cis-retinoic acid.
From Latin cis 'on this side of'.
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