Definition of Homopolymer

1. Noun. (chemistry) a polymer formed from a single type of monomer ¹



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Definition of Homopolymer

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Homopolymer

1. A type of polymer (large molecule which consists of a chain of similar smaller molecules called monomers) where all of the monomers are the same thing. For example: a polypeptide which consists entirely of the amino acid lysine linked end to end, instead of many different amino acids linked end to end, would be a homopolymer. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homopolymer

homophylic
homophylies
homophyly
homoplasies
homoplasmic
homoplasmy
homoplast
homoplastic
homoplastic graft
homoplasts
homoplasty
homoplasy
homopolar
homopolar generator
homopolic
homopolymer (current term)
homopolymer tailing
homopolymeric
homopolymerisation
homopolymerisations
homopolymerization
homopolymerizations
homopolymerize
homopolymers
homopolyriboadenine
homopolysaccharide
homopolysaccharides
homopolyuridine
homoproline
homopropargyl

Literary usage of Homopolymer

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1. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Polyoxymethylene homopolymer identified in this section may be safely used as articles or components of articles intended for food-contact use in accordance ..."

2. Competition Policy in OECD Countries, 1993-1994 (1997)
"Inc. is likely to lessen competition in three polyvinyl chloride (PVC) product markets in the United States: mass and suspension PVC homopolymer. suspension ..."

3. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and ...by Mary Choate by Mary Choate (2007)
"... expanded Plaster of Paris Polyethylene Potassium bisulfate Potassium chloride Potassium octoate Potassium sorbate 1,2,3- Propanetriol, homopolymer ..."

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