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homopolymer

[ hoh-muh-pol-uh-mer, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ məˈpɒl ə mər, ˌhɒm ə- /

noun Chemistry.

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

Nearby words

homoplastic graft, homoplasty, homoplasy, homoploid, homopolar, homopolymer, homopteran, homopterous, homorganic, homoromantic, homoscedastic

Origin of homopolymer

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

homopolymer

[ hō′mə-pŏlə-mər ]

n.

A polymer composed of identical monomeric units.
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