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macromolecule

noun mac·ro·mol·e·cule \ˌma-krō-ˈmä-li-ˌkyü(ə)l\

Definition of MACROMOLECULE

:  a very large molecule (as of a protein or rubber)
mac·ro·mo·lec·u·lar \-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər\ adjective

Origin of MACROMOLECULE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1929
Medical Dictionary

macromolecule

noun mac·ro·mol·e·cule \ˌmak-rō-ˈmäl-i-ˌkyü(ə)l\

Medical Definition of MACROMOLECULE

:  a very large molecule (as of a protein, nucleic acid, or rubber) built up from smaller chemical structures—compare micromolecule
mac·ro·mo·lec·u·lar \-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\ adjective

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