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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

dimeric \(ˈ)dī-ˈmer-ik\play adjective
dimerization or British dimerisation \ˌdī-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun
dimerize or British dimerise \ˈdī-mə-ˌrīz\play transitive verb dimerized or British dimerised; dimerizing or British dimerising



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


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