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cyclization

noun cy·cli·za·tion \ˌsī-k(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌsi-\

Definition of CYCLIZATION

:  formation of a ring in a chemical compound
cy·clize \ˈsī-kə-ˌlīz, ˈsi-, -ˌklīz\ verb
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First Known Use of CYCLIZATION

1909
Medical Dictionary

cyclization

noun cy·cli·za·tion

Medical Definition of CYCLIZATION

:  formation of one or more rings in a chemical compound

Variants of CYCLIZATION

cy·cli·za·tion or British cy·cli·sa·tion \ˌsīk-(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌsik-\

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