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polymerism

[puh-lim-uh-riz-uh m, pol-uh-muh-]
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noun
  1. Chemistry. a polymeric state.
  2. Biology, Botany. a polymerous state.
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Origin of polymerism

First recorded in 1825–35; polymer + -ism
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  • Polymerism required no particular explanation, since this was given by the difference in molecular magnitude.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 8

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