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polymeric

[pol-uh-mer-ik] /ˌpɒl əˈmɛr ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
of or relating to a polymer.
2.
(of compounds) having the same elements combined in the same proportion but different molecular weights.
Origin of polymeric
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; polymer + -ic
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polymeric

/ˌpɒlɪˈmɛrɪk/
adjective
1.
of, concerned with, or being a polymer: a polymeric compound
Word Origin
C19: from Greek polumerēs having many parts
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Word Origin and History for polymeric
adj.

1829, from polymer + -ic.

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polymeric in Medicine

polymeric pol·y·mer·ic (pŏl'ə-měr'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Having the properties of a polymer.

  2. Of or relating to polymeria.

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