repeating unit

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repeating unit

[ri¦pēd·iŋ ‚yü·nət]
(organic chemistry)
The group of atoms that is derived from a monomer and repeats throughout a polymer. Also known as monomeric unit.
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Deputy Minister of Health of the region Elena Semenova familiarized herself with the work of the structural unit of the local central district hospital in the new environment on Wednesday, March 14.
For structural-style beams, the structural unit features a heavy-duty, 0.
If an issue is currently under the aegis of a structural unit, the Reference Committee might suggest collaboration between the submitter of the report and the chairperson of the structural unit to avoid a duplicative or divergent effort.
2 : the basic structural unit of living things that is made up of cytoplasm enclosed by a membrane and that typically includes a nucleus and other smaller parts (as mitochondria or chloroplasts) which perform specific functions necessary for life
consult with ONA structural unit or district nurses' association for policy clarification, interpretation, or input,
STEM CELL: A cell is the smallest structural unit of an organism that can function independently.
To make a structural unit, the pellet is introduced into an extruder or injection molding apparatus wherein, under conditio ns of temperature and pressure, the composite pellet material is shaped into a useful cross-section.
There is another clear structural unit in which the lines can be disposed into a 16-row "pyramid.
Burkov of the Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics in Moscow realized that it was possible to create a quasiperiodic tiling by using 10-sided, or decagonal, tiles as the basic structural unit, provided that the tiles could overlap.
Physical strength can be a function of the reinforing structural unit developed during processing (ref.
She used a 10-sided, or decagonal, tile as her basic structural unit.

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