What is a polymer? Name the natural polymer from which cotton is made.

A polymer is a large molecule formed by the combination of a large number of small molecules. The small molecules which join together to form a polymer is called monomer. The monomer which make a polymer may be of the same compound or of different compounds.

For example, cotton is a natural polymer which is made from the cellulose. Cellulose is made up of a large number of glucose units.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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