atactic

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adjective atac·tic \(ˌ)ā-ˈtak-tik\

Definition of atactic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a polymer exhibiting no stereochemical regularity of structure <atactic polypropylene> — compare isotactic

Origin and Etymology of atactic

International Scientific Vocabulary 2a- + -tactic


First Known Use: 1957


Medical Dictionary

atactic

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adjective atac·tic \(ˈ)ā-ˈtak-tik\

Medical Definition of atactic

  1. :  lacking regularity or coordination; specifically :  characterized by ataxia


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