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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Copolímero

Copolymer (KOH-pah-lih-mer)
A molecule made up of two or more different kinds of small molecules called monomers. The monomers are joined together in a repeating pattern.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.