dimer

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noun di·mer \ˈdī-mər\

Definition of dimer

  1. :  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

dimeric

play \(ˌ)dī-ˈmer-ik\ adjective

dimerization

play \ˌdī-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

dimerize

play \ˈdī-mə-ˌrīz\ transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of dimer

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1926


Medical Dictionary

dimer

play
noun di·mer \ˈdī-mər\

Medical Definition of dimer

  1. :  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

dimeric

\(ˈ)dī-ˈmer-ik\play adjective

dimerization

or British

dimerisation

\ˌdī-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

dimerize

or British

dimerise

\ˈdī-mə-ˌrīz\play transitive verb

dimerized

or British

dimerised

;

dimerizing

or British

dimerising


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