Definition of Oligomer

1. Noun. (chemistry) A compound intermediate between a monomer and a polymer, normally having a specified number of units between about five and a hundred. ¹



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Definition of Oligomer

1. a type of polymer [n -S] - See also: polymer

Medical Definition of Oligomer

1. A molecule consisting of just a few monomers. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oligomer

oligogene
oligogenes
oligogenic
oligoglucan-branching glycosyltransferase
oligoguanidine
oligohydramnios
oligohydruria
oligohymenophorea
oligolamellar
oligolecithal
oligomannose
oligomeganephronia
oligomenorrhea
oligomenorrheas
oligomenorrhoea
oligomer (current term)
oligomeric
oligomeric protein
oligomerisation
oligomerisations
oligomerization
oligomerize
oligomerized
oligomerizes
oligomerizing
oligomerous
oligomers
oligomineral
oligomorphic
oligomycin

Literary usage of Oligomer

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1. Hawaii Integrated Biofuels Research Program: Final Report by Patrick K. Takahashi (1995)
"The identified products includes oligomer of DP up to 5, cellobiose, glucose, ... With the exception of the oligomer, the products are quantified by ..."

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