polymerize


po·ly·mer·ize

verb \pə-ˈli-mə-ˌrīz, ˈpä-lə-mə-\
po·ly·mer·izedpo·ly·mer·iz·ing

Definition of POLYMERIZE

transitive verb
:  to subject to polymerization
intransitive verb
:  to undergo polymerization

First Known Use of POLYMERIZE

1865

po·ly·mer·ize

verb    (Medical Dictionary)
po·ly·mer·ized also British po·ly·mer·isedpo·ly·mer·iz·ing also British po·ly·mer·is·ing

Medical Definition of POLYMERIZE

transitive verb
: to subject to polymerization
intransitive verb
: to undergo polymerization

Variants of POLYMERIZE

po·ly·mer·ize also British po·ly·mer·ise \pə-ˈlim-ə-ˌrīz, ˈpäl-ə-mə-\

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