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polymerism

[puh-lim-uh-riz-uh m, pol-uh-muh-] /pəˈlɪm əˌrɪz əm, ˈpɒl ə mə-/
noun
1.
Chemistry. a polymeric state.
2.
Biology, Botany. a polymerous state.
Origin of polymerism
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; polymer + -ism
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