isotactic


isotactic
isotacticity /uy'soh tak tis"i tee/, n.
/uy'seuh tak"tik/, adj. Chem.
(of a polymer) having the same configuration at successive, regularly spaced positions along the chain. Cf. configuration (def. 5).
[1950-55; ISO- + TACTIC]

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