cucurbituril

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Cucurbiturils.

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Etymology[edit]

From cucurbit, due to the resemblance between the molecular structure and the appearance of a pumpkin.

Noun[edit]

cucurbituril (plural cucurbiturils)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of macrocyclic molecules consisting of glycoluril repeat units.

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