from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A molecule formed by combining three identical smaller molecules.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A molecule consisting of a chain of three parts, so called monomers. A trimer is formed by joining three identical molecules.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a polymer (or a molecule of a polymer) consisting of three identical monomers


tri- + (poly)mer.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
tri- + -mer (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.