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Medical Term:

polyacrylamide

Pronunciation: pol'e-a-kril'a-mid

Definition: A branched polymer of acrylamide (H2C=CHCONH2) that is used in gel electrophoresis; R–CH2–CH(CONH2)–CH(CONHR)CH(CONHR')–R?.

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