Definition of semi-crystalline in English:

semi-crystalline

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adjective

Chemistry
  • (Of a solid) possessing crystalline character to some degree.
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    • Water is an uncharged small molecule that readily penetrates lipid monolayers, biological membranes and semi-crystalline aliphatic polymers like polyethylene.
    • The initial hydrolytic attack on the intact, semi-crystalline starch granule is thought to be via endoamylases.
    • These two molecules are assembled together to form a semi-crystalline starch granule.

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