telomerization

noun
tel·​o·​mer·​iza·​tion | \ ˌteləmərə̇ˈzāshən, ˌrīˈz- \
plural -s

Definition of telomerization

: a chemical reaction involving addition of fragments of one molecule (as of an alcohol, acetal, or chloroform) to the ends of a polymerizing olefin system telomerization of carbon tetrachloride with styrene in the presence of acetyl peroxide forms the telomer Cl[CH(C6H5)CH2]nCCl3

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History and Etymology for telomerization

telomer + -ize + -ation

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“Telomerization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telomerization. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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