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ol·i·go·mer

(ol'i-gō-mĕr),
A polymer containing fewer than 20 repeating units.

oligomer

/ol·i·go·mer/ (ol´ĭ-go-mer) a polymer formed by the combination of relatively few monomers.

oligomer

a molecule consisting of only a small number of MONOMERS.

ol·i·go·mer

(ol'i-gō-mĕr)
A polymer containing fewer than 20 repeating units.

oligomer (əlig´əmər),

n an organic polymer consisting of two or more organic molecules; dimethacrylate (Bis-GMA) and urethane dimethacrylate (UDMA) oligomers are the basis of most common resins.

oligomer

a short polymer.
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The molecular weights of the glycolyzed oligomeric products were measured by Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) (Ultrastyrogel column; Waters, USA).
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Neuronal nicotinic receptors (NNRs) belong to the Cys-loop family of ligand-gated ion channels, are formed from five subunits either as homologous or heterologous, oligomeric receptors, and are of interest as targets for treatment of a variety of central and peripheral nervous system disorders.
The hawthorn polyphenol most thoroughly studied in humans is oligomeric procyanidins.
To improve the tribological performance parameters the fluorine-containing oligomeric and polymeric matrix are modified by components of different composition, dispersion, structure and mechanism of action (Okhlopkova, 2000; Ovchinnikov, 1997; Boiko, 1998; ; Napreev, 1998; Sirenko, 1985; Buznik, Fomin, and Alkhimov, 2005; Gorbatsevich, 2002), and are subjected to energy impacts with laser, ionizing, thermal and other sources (Serafimovich, 2007; Lovshenko, Panteleenko, and Rogachev, 2004; Avdejchik, 2006).
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