dimer dimer  /ˈdaɪ mər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

Usage(s):

  • Gittis is a nickel-and-dimer trying to boost himself into the big time.

News

  • D-dimer plasma level: A reliable marker for venous thromboembolism after craniotomy

    ( Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group ) The D-dimer test is often used to rule out the presence of venous thromboembolism; however, the test has been considered unreliable in postoperative patients because D-dimer levels may rise after surgery. German researchers hypothesized that this rise might be systematic and predictable, in which case a feasible postoperative threshold of D-dimer ...
    on August 6, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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