the structure of which essentially comprises the repetition of more than one type
of constitutional unit
or a macromolecule the structure of which comprises constitutional units not all
connected identically with respect to directional sense.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2287
(Glossary of basic terms in polymer science (IUPAC Recommendations 1996))
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