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molecular

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adjective mo·lec·u·lar \mə-ˈle-kyə-lər\

Definition of molecular

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, consisting of, or produced by molecules <molecular oxygen>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to individual or small components <a molecular view of the American Civil War>

mo·lec·u·lar·ly play \-lē\ adverb


1823

First Known Use of molecular

1823


Medical Dictionary

molecular

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adjective mo·lec·u·lar \mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of molecular

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or produced by molecules <molecular oxygen>

  2. 2:  relating to or emphasizing individual responses or structures of behavior <proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception—G. A. Miller>—compare molar[3] 2

  3. mo·lec·u·lar·i·ty \-ˌlek-yə-ˈlar-ət-ē\play noun, plural mo·lec·u·lar·i·ties
    mo·lec·u·lar·ly \mə-ˈlek-yə-lər-lē\play adverb




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