Definition of Macrocyclic

1. Adjective. (chemistry of an organic compound) having a closed ring of more than about twelve atoms ¹



2. Adjective. (chemistry) of, or relating to a macrocycle ¹

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Definition of Macrocyclic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macrocyclic

macrocosmic
macrocosmically
macrocosms
macrocrack
macrocracking
macrocracks
macrocranium
macrocryoglobulin
macrocryoglobulinaemia
macrocryst
macrocrystal
macrocrystalline
macrocrysts
macrocycle
macrocycles
macrocyclic (current term)
macrocyclic compound
macrocyclic compounds
macrocyclization
macrocyclizations
macrocyst
macrocystis
macrocysts
macrocytase
macrocyte
macrocytes
macrocythemia
macrocytic
macrocytic achylic anaemia
macrocytic anaemia

Literary usage of Macrocyclic

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The only known macrocyclic compound of type 1 is a derivative of ... 2), (1) Unsaturated macrocyclic Compounds. LXIII. For part LXII, see GM Pilling and F. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Workshop on Long-lived Radionuclide Chemistry in Nuclear by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (1998)
"The selective extraction of long-lived radionuclides can be achieved with macrocyclic compounds like classical crown ethers but also by functionalised ..."

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