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mon·o·mer

 (mŏn′ə-mər)
n.
A molecule that can combine with other molecules to form a polymer.


mon′o·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.

monomer

(ˈmɒnəmə)
n
(Chemistry) chem a compound whose molecules can join together to form a polymer
monomeric adj

mon•o•mer

(ˈmɒn ə mər)

n.
a molecule of low molecular weight capable of reacting with other molecules of low molecular weight to form a polymer.
[1910–15]
mon`o•mer′ic (-ˈmɛr ɪk) adj.

mon·o·mer

(mŏn′ə-mər)
A molecule that can combine with others of the same kind to form a polymer. Glucose molecules, for example, are monomers that can combine to form the polymer cellulose.

monomer

A basic unit from which a polymer is made.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monomer - a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymersmonomer - a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Translations
monomeeri
monomer

monomer

[ˈmɒnəməʳ] n (Chem) → monomero
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