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polymerization

Definition:
A chemical reaction in which the molecules of a monomer are linked together to form large molecules whose molecular weight is a multiple of that of the original substance. When two or more different monomers are involved, the process is called copolymerization.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • polymerising
  • polymerisation
  • polymerizing
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/24680
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