Definition of circularization in US English:

circularization

(British circularisation)

noun

  • See circularize

    • ‘Ira provided a very convincing argument that, after infection, late gene expression must require circularization of the injected DNA.’
    • ‘It was previously agreed that this will be dealt with by way of circularisation and a postal resolution.’
    • ‘A large pool of DNA sequences was investigated by different authors, and their propensity to circularization was experimentally determined and predicted by theoretical approaches.’
    • ‘Most Group I introns then simply catalyze their own circularization.’
    • ‘Direct evidence for RNA circularization is shown in this illustration.’

Pronunciation

circularization

/ˌsərkyələrəˈzāSHən/