homopolymer

noun
ho·​mo·​pol·​y·​mer | \ˌhō-mə-ˈpä-lə-mər, ˌhä-\

Definition of homopolymer 

: a polymer (such as polyethylene) consisting of identical monomer units

Other Words from homopolymer

homopolymeric \ˌhō-​mə-​ˌpä-​lə-​ˈmer-​ik, ˌhä-​ \ adjective

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1946, in the meaning defined above

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homopolymer

noun
ho·​mo·​pol·​y·​mer | \ˌhō-mə-ˈpäl-ə-mər, ˌhäm-ə- \

Medical Definition of homopolymer 

: a polymer consisting of identical monomer units

Other Words from homopolymer

homopolymeric \-​ˌpäl-​ə-​ˈmer-​ik \ adjective

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