Definition of monomeric in English:

monomeric

Pronunciation /ˌmänəˈmerik/ /ˌmɑnəˈmɛrɪk/

adjective

Chemistry

See monomer

‘Polystyrene is a high molecular weight polymer made up of repeating monomeric units of styrene.’
  • ‘In all cases the monomeric lipid molecule is virtually absent, dimeric or trimeric species predominating in each case.’
  • ‘Polymerization is another type of chemical reaction employed in organic synthesis to couple small monomeric units into a much larger chain.’
  • ‘These results were ascribed to a self-association process undergone by the monomeric antibiotic molecules within the lipid bilayer.’
  • ‘In red wines oxygen aids in the formation of pigmented tannins with colours that are more permanent than those of monomeric anthocyanins.’