oligomer

noun
olig·​o·​mer | \ ə-ˈli-gə-mər How to pronounce oligomer (audio) \

Definition of oligomer

: a polymer or polymer intermediate containing relatively few structural units

Other Words from oligomer

oligomeric \ ə-​ˌli-​gə-​ˈmer-​ik How to pronounce oligomeric (audio) \ adjective
oligomerization \ ə-​ˌli-​gə-​mə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce oligomerization (audio) \ noun

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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oligomer

noun
oligo·​mer | \ ə-ˈlig-ə-mər How to pronounce oligomer (audio) \

Medical Definition of oligomer

: a polymer or polymer intermediate containing relatively few structural units

Other Words from oligomer

oligomeric \ -​ˌlig-​ə-​ˈmer-​ik How to pronounce oligomeric (audio) \ adjective
oligomerization \ -​mə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce oligomerization (audio) \ noun

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