[hoh-muh-pol-uh-mer, hom-uh-]

noun Chemistry.

a polymer consisting of a single species of monomer, as polyadenylic acid or polyglutamic acid.

Origin of homopolymer

First recorded in 1945–50; homo- + polymer
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Medicine definitions for homopolymer




A polymer composed of identical monomeric units.
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