constitutional sequence

in polymers
Also contains definitions of: diads in polymers, tetrads in polymers, triads
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Constitutional sequences comprising two constitutional units are termed diads, those comprising three constitutional units triads, 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]