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This seems to be have been sort of raised a while ago but nothing was done about it. stereoisomerism and stereoisomers

Basically I don't see any difference between and and there are several questions which have both tags which seems redundant.

Should we merge these tags or is there some difference I am not seeing?

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  • $\begingroup$ Yes, they look redundant, since stereochemistry is a branch of chemistry which studies stereoisomers. $\endgroup$ – Wildcat Jun 16 '15 at 19:56
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    $\begingroup$ I would certainly vote for making stereoisomerism a synonym for stereochemistry, which seems the more common concept. $\endgroup$ – Geoff Hutchison Jun 16 '15 at 20:07
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    $\begingroup$ Done; since there already seemed to be agreement on the old thread and there are votes here too. $\endgroup$ – ManishEarth Jun 16 '15 at 20:50

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