macromolecule :

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

  • Some macromolecules, such as the cellulose molecules in cotton or wood, are formed by nature.
  • Many researchers feel that memories are stored and recalled by a combination of macromolecules or large molecules that probably differ considerably from one individual to another.
  • Scientists long suspected that polymersmacromolecules made up of chains of smaller moleculesmight be custom-tailored to create an almost infinite variety of materials.

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