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1. Consisting of more than one molecule.
2. Of greater complexity than a molecule.
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(ˌsuːprəməˈlɛkjʊlə; ˌsjuː-)
1. (Chemistry) more complex than a molecule
2. (Chemistry) consisting of more than one molecule
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(ˌsu prə məˈlɛk yə lər)

1. more complex in organization than a molecule.
2. composed of an aggregate of molecules.
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