A @M03667@ the structure of which essentially comprises the multiple repetition in linear @ST06775@ of units derived, actually or conceptually, from molecules of low @R05271@.
Source: PAC, 1996, 68, 2287. (Glossary of basic terms in polymer science (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2290 [Terms] [Paper]
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