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Etymology 1Edit

Blend of conformational +‎ isomer.

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NounEdit

conformer (plural conformers)

  1. (chemistry) Any of a set of stereoisomers characterised by a conformation that corresponds to a distinct potential energy minimum.
  2. (biochemistry) A particular folded state or conformation of a protein, especially an abnormal conformation of a prion

Etymology 2Edit

From conform +‎ -er.

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NounEdit

conformer (plural conformers)

  1. A person who conforms; a conformist.
  2. (religion) A Conformist.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin conformāre, present active infinitive of conformō. Equivalent to conforme +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.fɔʁ.me/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

conformer

  1. to conform; comply

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