homopolymer


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ho·mo·pol·y·mer

(hō'mō-pol'i-mĕr),
A polymer composed of a series of identical moieties, for example, polylysine, poly(adenylic acid), polyglucose.

homopolymer

[hō′mōpol′imir]
Etymology: Gk, homos + poly, many, meros, part
a compound formed from subunits that are the same, such as a carbohydrate composed of a series of glucose units.

ho·mo·pol·y·mer

(hō'mō-pol'i-mĕr)
A polymer composed of a series of identical radicals; e.g., polylysine, poly(adenylic acid), polyglucose.
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The tensile strength of a typical homopolymer is about 15% higher than that of the corresponding copolymer and the modulus is nearly 13% greater.
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