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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