adjective \(ˌ)ā-ˈtak-tik\

Definition of ATACTIC

:  of, relating to, or being a polymer exhibiting no stereochemical regularity of structure <atactic polypropylene> — compare isotactic

Origin of ATACTIC

International Scientific Vocabulary 2a- + -tactic
First Known Use: 1957


adjective \(ˈ)ā-ˈtak-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ATACTIC

: lacking regularity or coordination; specifically : characterized by ataxia


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