polymelia pol·y·me·li·a (pŏl’ə-mē’lē-ə, -mēl’yə)
The presence of more than the normal number of limbs or parts of limbs.
polymenorrhea pol·y·men·or·rhe·a (pŏl’ē-měn’ə-rē’ə) n. The occurrence of menstrual cycles at frequency that is higher than normal.
[pol-uh-mer] /ˈpɒl ə mər/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound of high molecular weight derived either by the addition of many smaller molecules, as polyethylene, or by the condensation of many smaller molecules with the elimination of water, alcohol, or the like, as nylon. 2. a compound formed from two or more compounds. 3. a product […]
[pol-uh-muh-reys, -reyz] /ˈpɒl ə məˌreɪs, -ˌreɪz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of several enzymes that catalyze the formation of a long-chain molecule by linking smaller molecular units, as nucleotides with nucleic acids. /pəˈlɪməreɪz/ noun 1. any enzyme that catalyses the synthesis of a polymer, esp the synthesis of DNA or RNA n. 1866, coined by Berzelius […]
- Polymer fume fever
polymer fume fever n. A condition marked by fever, pain in the chest, and cough caused by the inhalation of fumes given off by the plastic polytetrafluorethylene when heated.