[pol-ee-i-lek-truh-lahyt] /ˌpɒl i ɪˈlɛk trəˌlaɪt/
an of high molecular weight, usually polymeric, either natural or synthetic.
polyelectrolyte pol·y·e·lec·tro·lyte (pŏl’ē-ĭ-lěk’trə-līt’)
An electrolyte, such as a protein or polysaccharide, having a high molecular weight.
[pol-ee-em-bree-uh-nee, -oh-nee, -em-brahy-uh-nee] /ˌpɒl iˈɛm bri ə ni, -ˌoʊ ni, -ɛmˈbraɪ ə ni/ noun, Embryology. 1. the production of more than one embryo from one egg. /ˌpɒlɪˈɛmbrɪənɪ/ noun 1. the production of more than one embryo from a single fertilized egg cell: occurs in certain plants and parasitic hymenopterous insects polyembryony pol·y·em·bry·o·ny (pŏl’ē-ěm’brē-ə-nē, -ěm-brī’-) n. […]
- Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome
polyendocrine deficiency syndrome pol·y·en·do·crine deficiency syndrome (pŏl’ē-ěn’də-krĭn, -krēn’, -krīn’) n. Pathological dysfunction of several endocrine glands. Also called polyglandular deficiency syndrome.
[pol-ee-een] /ˈpɒl iˌin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a hydrocarbon containing two or more double bonds, often conjugated. /ˈpɒlɪˌiːn/ noun 1. a chemical compound containing a chain of alternating single and double carbon-carbon bonds polyene (pŏl’ē-ēn’) An organic compound containing at least four carbon atoms and at least two double bonds. Numerous naturally occurring plant pigments, such […]
- Polyenoic acid
polyenoic acid pol·y·e·no·ic acid (pŏl’ē-ē-nō’ĭk) n. Any of various fatty acids having more than one double bond in the carbon chain, as in linoleic acid.