dimer

noun
di·​mer | \ ˈdī-mər How to pronounce dimer (audio) \

Definition of dimer

: a compound formed by the union of two radicals or two molecules of a simpler compound specifically : a polymer formed from two molecules of a monomer

Other Words from dimer

dimeric \ (ˌ)dī-​ˈmer-​ik How to pronounce dimeric (audio) \ adjective
dimerization \ ˌdī-​mə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce dimerization (audio) \ noun
dimerize \ ˈdī-​mə-​ˌrīz How to pronounce dimerize (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of dimer

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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dimer

noun
di·​mer | \ ˈdī-mər How to pronounce dimer (audio) \

Medical Definition of dimer

: a compound formed by the union of two radicals or two molecules of a simpler compound specifically : a polymer formed from two molecules of a monomer

Other Words from dimer

dimeric \ (ˈ)dī-​ˈmer-​ik How to pronounce dimeric (audio) \ adjective
dimerization or British dimerisation \ ˌdī-​mə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce dimerisation (audio) \ noun
dimerize or British dimerise \ ˈdī-​mə-​ˌrīz How to pronounce dimerise (audio) \ transitive verb dimerized or British dimerised; dimerizing or British dimerising

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