derived from more than one species of monomer
Copolymers that are obtained by copolymerization
of two monomer
species are sometimes termed bipolymers, those obtained from three monomers terpolymers,
those obtained from four monomers quaterpolymers, etc.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2287
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