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

molecularly

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First Known Use of molecular

1770


MOLECULAR Defined for Kids

molecular

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

Definition of molecular for Students

  1. :  of or relating to a molecule molecular structure


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, consisting of, 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

molecularity

\-ˌlek-yə-ˈlar-ət-ē\play noun plural

molecularities

molecularly

\mə-ˈlek-yə-lər-lē\play adverb


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