intramolecular


in·tra·mo·lec·u·lar

adjective \-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər\

Definition of INTRAMOLECULAR

:  existing or acting within the molecule; also :  formed by reaction between different parts of the same molecule
in·tra·mo·lec·u·lar·ly adverb

Origin of INTRAMOLECULAR

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1884

in·tra·mo·lec·u·lar

adjective \-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTRAMOLECULAR

1
: existing or acting within the molecule <intramolecular helical regions in RNA>
2
: formed by reaction between different parts of the same molecule
in·tra·mo·lec·u·lar·ly adverb

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