Polymer is a substance made up of a large number of smaller molecules that link together to form larger molecules.(noun)
See polymer in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Ger < Gr polymerēs, of many parts: see poly- & -merous
See polymer in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Greek polumerēs, consisting of many parts
Origin: : polu-, poly-
Origin: + meros, part; see (s)mer-2 in Indo-European roots.
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