cyclize

[sahy-klahyz, sik-lahyz]Chemistry

verb (used with object), cy·clized, cy·cliz·ing.

to cause cyclization.

verb (used without object), cy·clized, cy·cliz·ing.

to undergo cyclization.

Also especially British, cy·clise.

Origin of cyclize

First recorded in 1905–10; cycle + -ize
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