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o·lig·o·mer

 (ə-lĭg′ə-mər)
n.
A polymer consisting of at least 2 and as many as 100 monomers.

o·lig′o·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.
o·lig′o·mer′i·za′tion n.

oligomeric

(ɒˌlɪɡəˈmɛrɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) of or relating to oligomers
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Samples included insulin, in both monomeric (the insulin hexamer) and oligomeric forms, and Abeta, the amyloid beta peptide known for its stickiness and tendency to adhere to plastic.
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Serum concentrations of type I collagen C-terminal telopeptide (CTX-I) and cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) and urinary concentrations of deoxypyridinoline (DPD) were measured, and disease severity was assessed.