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homopolymer

[hoh-muh-pol-uh-mer, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈpɒl ə mər, ˌhɒm ə-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a polymer consisting of a single species of monomer, as polyadenylic acid or polyglutamic acid.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; homo- + polymer
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  • The homopolymer may contain one or more of the following stabilizers.
homopolymer in Medicine

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

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