HyperDic: macromolecule

English > 1 sense of the word macromolecule:
NOUNsubstancemacromolecule, supermoleculeany very large complex molecule
English > macromolecule: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals.
Narrowercarbohydrate, saccharide, sugarAn essential structural / structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals
lipid, lipide, lipoidAn oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
nucleic acid(biochemistry) any of various macromolecules composed of nucleotide chains that are vital constituents of all living cells
proteinAny of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells
Broadermolecule(physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
organic compoundAny compound of carbon and another element or a radical
Spanishmacromolécula, supermolécula
Adjectivesmacromolecularrelating to or consisting of or characterized by macromolecules

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