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A polymer of two or more different monomers.

co·pol′y·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.
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of or relating to a copolymer
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The C=C band in HEMA and in PEGDA at 1610 cm-1 disappeared in the copolymeric poly(PEGDA-co-HEMA) hydrogels.
The copolymeric matrix of Pluronic[R] F-127, Carbopol[R], and photoactive drugs maintains the viscous and rheological properties of the hydrogels, enabling the encapsulation of the PS and its release after application to the skin.
Hernandez-Barajas and Hunkeler [13] reported an AM inverse emulsion polymerization, with an oil soluble initiator (AIBN), at temperatures between 42[degrees]C and 47[degrees]C, using a paraffinic oil phase and a block copolymeric surfactant.
Natural hydrogels constituted of dual kinds of monomers of which more than one is water soluble are referred to as copolymeric hydrogels.
Covalently grafted copolymeric PLA-PEG NPs were found to show less plasma protein adsorption on their hydrophilic surface compared to the PLA-PEG-PLA multiblock copolymeric NPs.
Bartling, "Radiopaque iodinated copolymeric nanoparticles for X-ray imaging applications," Biomaterials, vol.
Katime, "5-Fluorouracil release from copolymeric hydrogels of itaconic acid monoester: I.
Ngoc et al., "Synthesis and characterization of porous carbon nanofibers with hollow cores through the thermal treatment of electrospun copolymeric nanofiber webs," Small, vol.
Sahoo, "Synthesis and characterization of acrylic based copolymeric hydrogel nanoparticles: an approach to drug delivery," International Journal of ChemTech Research, vol.
designed copolymeric micelles, which allow controlled release in microsphere platforms, in order to control inflammation and provide simultaneous dentin regeneration.
Choonara et al., "Fabrication, modeling and characterization of multi-crosslinked methacrylate copolymeric nanoparticles for oral drug delivery," International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol.