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Polymeric

Definition

adjective

(1) Consisting of many repeating structural units.

(2) Of, or consisting of, polymer.


Supplement

Word origin: Greek polumer─ôs, consisting of many parts : polu-, poly- + meros, part..

Related forms: polymer (noun).
Related phrases: polymeric material, polymeric membrane.

Compare: monomeric.


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