mer

abbreviation

Definition of mer

meridian

-mer

noun combining form

Definition of -mer

: member of a (specified) class
  • monomer

Origin and Etymology of -mer

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek meros part — more at merit

Medical Dictionary

mer

noun \ ˈmər , ˈmer \

medical Definition of mer

: the repeating structural unit of a polymer often prefixed with a number indicating the number of units in the polymer
  • synthesized two 20-mers

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