Meaning of conformation
Pronunciation: (kon"fôr-mā'shun), [key]
- manner of formation; structure; form, as of a physical entity.
- symmetrical disposition or arrangement of parts.
- the act or process of conforming; adaptation; adjustment.
- the state of being conformed.
- an atomic spatial arrangement that results from rotation of carbon atoms about single bonds within an organic molecule. (contrasted with configuration).
- conformation (Thesaurus)