Definition of polymerous in English:

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polymerous

Pronunciation: /pəˈlimərəs/

adjective

Biology
Having or consisting of many parts.
Example sentences
  • During the second stage of fixation, interfibrillar cross-links are apparently formed as judged by the appearance of highly polymerous DNA at the start of the electrophoretic gel.
  • After irradiation for 12-15 min, a fraction of highly polymerous DNA appears, which remains at the start of the gel under the electrophoretic conditions used in these experiments.
  • The proximal aulacophore is polymerous, rather than tetramerous (as in most other stylophorans) and superficially similar to that of the earliest stylophoran, Ceratocystis.

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Syllabification: po·lym·er·ous

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