- The molecular unit that, by repetition, constitutes a large structure or polymer; ethylene, H2C=CH2, is the monomer of polyethylene, H(CH2)nH.
- The protein structural unit of a virion capsid.
- The protein subunit of a protein composed of several loosely associated such units, usually bound noncovalently.
[mono- + -mer]
See Also: subunit1
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