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macrocyclic

[ mak-roh-sahy-klik, -sik-lik ]
/ ˌmæk roʊˈsaɪ klɪk, -ˈsɪk lɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
having a ring structure consisting of more than 12 atoms.
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Origin of macrocyclic

First recorded in 1945–50; macro- + cyclic
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