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polymerization

noun po·ly·mer·iza·tion

Medical Definition of polymerization

  1. 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. 2:  reduplication of parts in an organism



Variants of polymerization

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

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