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Definition of "intramolecular" [in•tra•mo•lec•u•lar]

  • Within a molecule. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intramolecular" in a sentence
  • "I already knew that the aequorin luminescence was caused by an intramolecular reaction that takes place in the protein molecule, which would be difficult to study."
  • "For these proton transfers to have been intramolecular, they would both have come from the same face of the enediol intermediates."
  • "We used this to probe the structure and molecular dynamics of large aromatic molecules, particularly focussing on the question of intramolecular vibrational redistribution."