\məlˈɛkɜːlə], \məlˈɛkɜːlə], \m_ə_l_ˈɛ_k_ɜː_l_ə]\
Definitions of MOLECURLAR
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Of or pertaining to a molecule; as M. volume, M. weight, M. forces, M. attraction (see Molecule), M. heat (see Heat), M. formula (see Formula); occurring in molecules or as state of very fine subdivision, as M. fat; affecting molecules or very minute portions of substance at a time (as distinguished from molar). M. death, death of a party by piece-meal, e. g., by ulceration and caries. M. layer, (1) the layer of the gray matter in the cerebellar cortex immediately beneath the pia; (2) the most superficial layer of gray matter in the cortex of the cerebrum; (3) one of two layers (External m. layer, Internal m. layer) in the retina. M. lesion, a lesion so fine as to be indistinguishable either by the naked eye or the microscope. M. movement, see Movement.
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