(pō lim′ər ə zā′s̸hən, pə-; päl′i mər ə-)
- the process of chaining together many simple molecules to form a more complex molecule with different physical properties
- the changing of a compound into a polymeric form by this process
See polymerization in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- The bonding of two or more monomers to form a polymer.
- A chemical process that effects this bonding.
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