pentamer

noun
pen·​ta·​mer | \ ˈpent-ə-mər How to pronounce pentamer (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentamer

: a polymer formed from five molecules of a monomer

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“Pentamer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pentamer. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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