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copolymer

 [ko-pol´ĭ-mer]
a polymer containing monomers of more than one kind.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·pol·y·mer

(kō'pol-i-mer),
A polymer in which two or more monomers or base units are combined.
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co·pol·y·mer

(kō'pol'i-mĕr)
A polymer in which two or more monomers or base units are combined.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

copolymer

A POLYMER consisting of repeated units of two or more subunits.
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co·pol·y·mer

(kō'pol'i-mĕr)
Polymer with two or more combined monomers or base units.
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Hydroxy-aluminum phthalocyanine was encapsulated in copolymeric micelles of Pluronic[R] F-127 (20%), with further dispersion in a hydrated solution containing Carbopol[R] 934P (0.2%).
For negative temperature-sensitive hydrogels, the LCST is the most crucial parameter that can be transformed through distinct methods, for example, by blending a tiny concentration of ionic copolymeric materials into the test gel materials or by exchanging dispersed ingredient.
Li et al., "PLGA-PEG-PLGA triblock copolymeric micelles as oral drug delivery system: In vitro drug release and in vivo pharmacokinetics assessment," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol.
During this process, most of the silver ions ([Ag.sup.+]) were exchanged from solution into free network spaces of copolymeric hydrogel.
Copolymeric solid-phase extraction for quantitating drugs of abuse in urine by wide-bore capillary gas chromatography.
In addition, the proportional amounts of methylenic hydrogens of SA/EG monomers suggest a typical copolymeric structure.
Hunkeler, "Inverse-emulsion polymerization of acrylamide using block copolymeric surfactants: mechanism, kinetics and modelling," Polymer, vol.
Danafar, "Pharmacokinetics and in vivo delivery of curcumin by copolymeric mPEG-PCL micelles," European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, vol.
Zhu et al., "Reversion of pH-induced physiological drug resistance: A novel function of copolymeric nanoparticles," PLoS ONE, vol.
In this work, copolymerization process has been optimized with suitable proportion of monomers with benzoyl peroxide as initiator to introduce copolymeric network for controlled delivery of Flurbiprofen.
This is principally due to the gradual increase in the process of polymerization or crystallization resulting from an increase in the branching of the used copolymeric materials.
The most important effect is hydrophilicity of copolymeric gels.