macrocyclic


mac·ro·cy·clic

adjective \ˌma-krō-ˈsi-klik, -ˈsī-\

Definition of MACROCYCLIC

:  containing or being a chemical ring that consists usually of 15 or more atoms

First Known Use of MACROCYCLIC

1936

mac·ro·cy·clic

adjective \ˌmak-rō-ˈsik-lik, -ˈsī-klik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MACROCYCLIC

: containing or being a chemical ring that consists usually of 15 or more atoms <a macrocyclic antibiotic>
macrocyclic noun

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