telechelic polymer
prepolymer capable of entering into further polymerization or other reactions through its reactive end-groups.
Reactive end-groups in telechelic polymers come from @I03043@ or @T06274@ or chain-transfer agents in chain polymerizations, but not from @M04017@(s) as in polycondensations and polyadditions.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889. 'Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)' on page 898 (