cyclization

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

Definition of cyclization 

: formation of a ring in a chemical compound

Other Words from cyclization

cyclize \ˈsī-​kə-​ˌlīz, ˈsi-​, -​ˌklīz \ verb

First Known Use of cyclization

1909, in the meaning defined above

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cyclization

noun
cy·​cli·​za·​tion
variants: or British cyclisation \ˌsīk-​(ə-​)lə-​ˈzā-​shən, ˌsik-​ \

Medical Definition of cyclization 

: formation of one or more rings in a chemical compound

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