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molecular

[muh-lek-yuh-ler] /məˈlɛk yə lər/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to or caused by molecules:
molecular structure.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; molecule + -ar1
Related forms
molecularly, adverb
multimolecular, adjective
nonmolecular, adjective
submolecular, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for molecularly

molecular

/məʊˈlɛkjʊlə; mə-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to molecules: molecular hydrogen
2.
(logic) (of a sentence, formula, etc) capable of analysis into atomic formulae of the appropriate kind
Derived Forms
molecularity (məʊˌlɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ) noun
molecularly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for molecularly

molecular

adj.

1823, from molecule + -ar or else from French moléculaire or Modern Latin molecularis. Molecular biology first attested 1950.

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molecularly in Medicine

molecular mo·lec·u·lar (mə-lěk'yə-lər)
adj.
Of, relating to, or consisting of molecules.

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