polymolecular assembly

polymolecular assembly

[‚päl·ē·mə‚lek·yə·lər ə′sem·blē]
(chemistry)
The spontaneous association of a large number of components into a specific phase (films, layers, membranes, vesicles, micelles, mesophases, surfaces, solids, and so on).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.