Homopolymer Definition

This is the chemical structure of polyvinyl chloride.
This is the chemical structure of the homopolymer polyvinyl chloride. Todd Helmenstine

Definition: A homopolymer is a polymer where every mer unit of the chain is the same.

Examples: Polyvinylchloride (PVC) is a homopolymer.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Homopolymer Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 20, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-homopolymer-605216. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 20). Homopolymer Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-homopolymer-605216 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Homopolymer Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-homopolymer-605216 (accessed January 19, 2018).