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Definition of Oligomer

  1. Monomers that have been pre-linked into short chains. A polymer whose molecular weight is too low to really be considered a polymer. Oligomers have molecular weights in the hundreds, but polymers have molecular weights in the thousands or higher. UV gels are oligomers. Uncured gels are oligomers.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 10, 2016

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