subchain

of a polymer
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Note:
The term 'subchain' may be used to define designated subsets of the constitutional units in a chain.
Source:
PAC, 1996, 68, 2287. (Glossary of basic terms in polymer science (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2293 [Terms] [Paper]