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What exactly does 'isomerism' mean?

It's about how you define isomerism. And as you have quoted IUPAC Gold Book in your answer, so there's no debate at all on the topic. Since IUPAC is the final body that defines definitions in ...
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What exactly does 'isomerism' mean?

According to the widely understood understanding, isomerism refers to molecules with the same molecular formula (same number of each type of atom) but different arrangements of those atoms. There can ...
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Does 1-chloro-4-(chloromethylidene)cyclohexane show geometrical isomerism?

The starred carbon, numbered 1 in the compound name, is in fact a chiral center. With it comes the molecule not being superposed on its mirror image, even allowing for umbrella-like inversion of the ...
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