- (of a polymer molecule) having a regular alternation of opposite configurations at successive regularly spaced positions along the chain.See also configuration(def 4).
Origin of syndiotactic
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- chem (of a stereospecific polymer) having alternating stereochemical configurations of the groups on successive carbon atoms in the chainCompare isotactic
C20: from syndyo, from Greek sunduo two together + -tactic
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