macrocyclic

adjective mac·ro·cy·clic \ 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

1932

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macrocyclic

adjective mac·ro·cy·clic \ ˌmak-rō-ˈsik-lik, -ˈsī-klik \

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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