an open chain of atoms, usually carbon, with one or more side chains attached to it.
(chem) an open chain of atoms with one or more side chains attached to it Compare straight chain
branched chain ketoaciduria
low-density polyethylene. highly branched polyethylene with low crystallinity and melting point, and a density of 0.91 to 0.94, prepared at very high pressures, and used mainly for sheeting, films, and packaging materials. Abbreviation: LDPE.
brancher deficiency amylopectinosis