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achiral Line breaks: achir¦al
Pronunciation: /eɪˈkʌɪr(ə)l/

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Definition of achiral in English:

adjective

Chemistry
(Chiefly of a molecule) symmetric in such a way that it can be superimposed on its mirror image; not chiral.

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