Chirality

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<Font color="blue"> Chiralité </Font> (''Fr''). <Font color="black"> Chiralità </Font>(''It''). <Font color="purple"> 対掌性 </Font>(''Ja'').
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<Font color="blue">Chiralité</Font> (''Fr''); <Font color="red">Chiralität</Font> (''Ge''); <Font color="black">Chiralità</Font> (''It''); <Font color="purple">対掌性</Font> (''Ja'');  <Font color="brown">Хиральность</Font> (''Ru''); <Font color="green">Quiralidad</Font> (''Sp'').  
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'''Chirality''' is the geometric property of a rigid object of being non-superposable on its mirror image. An object displaying chirality is called '''chiral'''; the opposite term is '''achiral'''.
'''Chirality''' is the geometric property of a rigid object of being non-superposable on its mirror image. An object displaying chirality is called '''chiral'''; the opposite term is '''achiral'''.

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Chiralité (Fr); Chiralität (Ge); Chiralità (It); 対掌性 (Ja); Хиральность (Ru); Quiralidad (Sp).


Chirality is the geometric property of a rigid object of being non-superposable on its mirror image. An object displaying chirality is called chiral; the opposite term is achiral.