branched polymer

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branched polymer

[¦brancht ′päl·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A polymer chain having branch points that connect three or more chain segments; examples include graft copolymers, star polymers, comb polymers, and dendritic polymers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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