homopolymer

[hoh-muh-pol-uh-mer, hom-uh-]
noun Chemistry.
a polymer consisting of a single species of monomer, as polyadenylic acid or polyglutamic acid.

Origin:
1945–50; homo- + polymer

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homopolymer ho·mo·pol·y·mer (hō'mə-pŏl'ə-mər)
n.
A polymer composed of identical monomeric units.

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The homopolymer may contain one or more of the following stabilizers.
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