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dimer

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noun di·mer \ˈdī-mər\

Definition of dimer

  1. :  a compound formed by the union of two radicals or two molecules of a simpler compound; specifically :  a polymer formed from two molecules of a monomer

dimeric play \(ˌ)dī-ˈmer-ik\ adjective
dimerization play \ˌdī-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
dimerize play \ˈdī-mə-ˌrīz\ transitive verb


Origin of dimer

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1926

Rhymes with dimer


Medical Dictionary

dimer

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noun di·mer \ˈdī-mər\

Medical Definition of dimer

  1. :  a compound formed by the union of two radicals or two molecules of a simpler compound; specifically :  a polymer formed from two molecules of a monomer

di·mer·ic \(ˈ)dī-ˈmer-ik\play adjective
di·mer·iza·tion or British di·mer·isa·tion \ˌdī-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun
di·mer·ize or British di·mer·ise \ˈdī-mə-ˌrīz\play transitive verb di·mer·ized or British di·mer·ised; di·mer·iz·ing or British di·mer·is·ing



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "dimer" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "dimer"


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