tetramer

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noun tet·ra·mer \ˈte-trə-mər\

Definition of tetramer

  1. :  a molecule (such as an enzyme or a polymer) that consists of four structural subunits (such as peptide chains or condensed monomers)

tetrameric

play \ˌte-trə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective

1929

First Known Use of tetramer

1929


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tetramer

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noun tet·ra·mer \ˈte-trə-mər\

Medical Definition of tetramer

  1. :  a molecule (as an enzyme or a polymer) that consists of four structural subunits (as peptide chains or condensed monomers)

tetrameric

\ˌte-trə-ˈmer-ik\play adjective

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