Enantiomorph by Uncommon Parlance

Look in the mirror. What do you see? A reflection? Nonsense! A reader of Uncommon Parlance observes an enantiomorph: the fancy-pants term for a mirror image. Enantiomorphism also crops up in the field of chemistry where it refers to crystals that are structurally mirror images of each other. Etymology: from Ancient Greek ἐναντίος or enantios (opposite) + μορφή or morphē (form).

“The cardinal looked himself in the eye and curled his lip into a sneer. In the mirror his enantiomorph exhibited the same self-disgust and followed suit.”

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