What does macromolecule mean?

Definitions for macromoleculeˌmæk rəˈmɒl əˌkyul

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. macromolecule, supermolecule(noun)

    any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals


  1. macromolecule(n.)

    A very large molecule, especially a polymer having from hundreds to many thousands of atoms, such as DNA, RNA, protein, polysaccharide, polyethylene, polycarbonate, etc.


  1. macromolecule(Noun)

    A very large molecule, especially used in reference to large biological polymers (e.g. nucleic acids and proteins).


  1. Macromolecule

    A macromolecule is a very large molecule commonly created by polymerization of smaller subunits. In biochemistry, the term is applied to the three conventional biopolymers, as well as non-polymeric molecules with large molecular mass such as lipids and macrocycles. The individual constituent molecules of macromolecules are called monomers.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of macromolecule in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of macromolecule in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Kari Stefansson:

    When you begin to look at genetics, when you begin to think about life in general, it turns out all life on Earth is rooted in DNA, there is no life on Earth that is not based on information that lies in this miraculous macromolecule that we call DNA.

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