dendrimer

[ den-druh-mer ]
/ ˈdɛn drə mər /

noun


Nearby words

  1. dench,
  2. dendr-,
  3. dendra,
  4. dendri-,
  5. dendriform,
  6. dendrite,
  7. dendritic,
  8. dendritic calculus,
  9. dendritic cell,
  10. dendritic corneal ulcer

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Science definitions for dendrimer

dendrimer

[ dĕndrə-mər ]

A large, synthetically produced polymer in which the atoms are arranged in many branches and subbranches radiating out from a central core. Dendrimers are being investigated for possible uses in nanotechnology, gene therapy, and other fields.
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