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-mer

(mer),
1. Chemical suffix attached to a prefix such as mono-, di-, poly-, tri-, etc., to indicate the smallest unit of a repeating structure, for example, polymer.
2. Suffix denoting a member of a particular group, for example, isomer, enantiomer.

-mer, -mere, mero-

1 combining form meaning "part, portion": isomer, monomer, merocyte, meropia.
2 combining form meaning "polymer."

-mer

1. Chemical suffix attached to a prefix such as mono-, di-, poly-, tri-, etc., to indicate the smallest unit of a repeating structure; e.g., polymer.
2. Suffix denoting a member of a particular group; e.g., isomer, enantiomer.