A small molecule (in the biological sciences typically individual amino acids, nucleotides or monosaccharides) that can combine with identical or similar others to form a larger, more complex molecule called a polymer.

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  • monomer — MONOMÉR, monomeri, s.m. Substanţă chimică simplă, de obicei organică, cu greutate moleculară mică şi cu caracter instabil, care intră în constituţia unui polimer. – Din fr. monomère. Trimis de LauraGellner, 04.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  monomér s.… …   Dicționar Român

  • monomer — mon o*mer, n. (Chem.) The basic conceptual building unit of a polymer; a molecule of low molecular weight which may combine with other molecules to form a molecule in a chain or branched form having high molecular weight; as, amino acids are the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monomer — monomer. См. мономер. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • monomer — (n.) 1914, from MONO (Cf. mono ) + Gk. meros part (see MERIT (Cf. merit) (n.)). Related: Monomerous …   Etymology dictionary

  • monomer — monòmēr m <G monoméra> DEFINICIJA kem. osnovna konstitucijska jedinica polimera …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • monomer — ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ a molecule that can be linked to other identical molecules to form a polymer …   English terms dictionary

  • monomer — [män′ə mər] n. [ MONO + Gr meros, a part: see MERIT] a simple molecule that can form polymers by combining with identical or similar molecules monomeric [män′əmer′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Monomer — A monomer (from Greek mono one and meros part ) is an atom or a small molecule that may bind chemically to other monomers to form a polymer[1]; the term monomeric protein may also be used to describe one of the proteins making up a multiprotein… …   Wikipedia

  • monomer — monomeric /mon euh mer ik/, adj. /mon euh meuhr/, n. Chem. a molecule of low molecular weight capable of reacting with identical or different molecules of low molecular weight to form a polymer. [1910 15; MONO + MER] * * * Molecule of any of a… …   Universalium

  • Monomer — Monomere (altgriechisch μόνος mono ein, einzel μέρος meros Teil, Anteil ) sind niedermolekulare, reaktionsfähige Moleküle, die sich zu molekularen Ketten oder Netzen, zu unverzweigten oder verzweigten Polymeren, zusammenschließen können. Im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • monomer — mo|no|mer 〈Adj.; Chem.〉 aus einzelnen Molekülen bestehend; Ggs polymer [<grch. monos „allein“ + meros „Teil“] * * * mo|no|mer [↑ mono u. ↑ mer] nennt man ein Teilchen (Atom, Molekül) mit dem Einfachen der Molmasse (z. B. HgCl, NO2, H2C=CH2),… …   Universal-Lexikon

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