1 definition by morty foster

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1) The SN2 mechanism in which the nucleophile attacks the alpha carbon from a direction directly opposite to the C-LG bond. Results in inversion of stereochemical configuration.

2) When attacking a loved one from the back side
1) Wow that strong nucleophile caused one hell of a backside attack.

2) John: dude i went for the back side attack last night
Joe: Howd it go
John: Lets not go there.....
#back #side #attack #backside #orgo
by morty foster October 24, 2007
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