atactic

adjective
atac·​tic | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈtak-tik How to pronounce atactic (audio) \

Definition of atactic

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

First Known Use of atactic

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for atactic

International Scientific Vocabulary a- entry 2 + -tactic

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“Atactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atactic. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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atactic

adjective
atac·​tic | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈtak-tik How to pronounce atactic (audio) \

Medical Definition of atactic

: lacking regularity or coordination specifically : characterized by ataxia

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