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polymerize

 [pah-lim´er-īz]
to subject to or to undergo polymerization.

pol·y·mer·ize

(pol'i-mĕr-īz, po-lim'ĕr-īz),
To bring about polymerization.

polymerize

/po·lym·er·ize/ (pah-lim´er-īz) to subject to or to undergo polymerization.

polymerize

[pol′əmərīz′]
Etymology: Gk, polys, many, meros, parts
to convert two or more molecules into a polymer.

pol·y·mer·ize

(pol'i-mĕr-īz)
To bring about polymerization.
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