hexamer

[hĕksə-mər]

n.

A polymer molecule composed of six monomers.
A capsomer with six structural subunits.

Nearby words

  1. hexahydropiridine,
  2. hexahydropyrazine,
  3. hexahydrothymol,
  4. hexahydroxy,
  5. hexahydroxycyclohexane,
  6. hexameral,
  7. hexameron,
  8. hexamerous,
  9. hexameter,
  10. hexamethonium


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