oligomer

noun olig·o·mer \ ə-ˈli-gə-mər \

Definition of oligomer

:a polymer or polymer intermediate containing relatively few structural units

oligomeric

play \ə-ˌli-gə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective

oligomerization

play \ə-ˌli-gə-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of oligomer

1952


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oligomer

noun oligo·mer \ ə-ˈlig-ə-mər \

medical Definition of oligomer

:a polymer or polymer intermediate containing relatively few structural units

oligomeric

play \-ˌlig-ə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective

oligomerization

play \-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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