Polymer or oligomer
the molecules of which each have one end-group
that acts as a monomer molecule
, so that each polymer or oligomer molecule
contributes only a single monomer unit
to a chain of the product polymer.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889
(Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric
materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003))
on page 896
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