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polymerization

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polymerization

noun po·ly·mer·i·za·tion \pə-ˌli-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌpä-lə-mə-rə-\

Definition of POLYMERIZATION

1
:  a chemical reaction in which two or more molecules combine to form larger molecules that contain repeating structural units — compare association 5
2
:  reduplication of parts in an organism

Origin of POLYMERIZATION

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1872

polymerization

noun po·ly·mer·iza·tion   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYMERIZATION

1
:  a chemical reaction in which two or more small molecules combine to form larger molecules that contain repeating structural units of the original molecules—compare association 4
2
:  reduplication of parts in an organism

Variants of POLYMERIZATION

po·ly·mer·iza·tion also British po·ly·mer·isa·tion \pə-ˌlim-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌpäl-ə-mə-rə-\

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