configurational sequence

in polymers
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Configurational sequences comprising two configurational units are termed diads, those with three such constitutional units @[email protected], and so on. In order of increasing @[email protected] lengths they are called tetrads, pentads, hexads, heptads, octads, nonads, decads, undecads, etc.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2287. (Glossary of basic terms in polymer science (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2299 [Terms] [Paper]