atactic

adjective atac·tic \ (ˌ)ā-ˈtak-tik \

Definition of atactic

: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


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atactic

adjective atac·tic \ (ˈ)ā-ˈtak-tik \

medical Definition of atactic

:lacking regularity or coordination; specifically :characterized by ataxia

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