acyclic

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acy·clic

adjective \(ˌ)ā-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsi-\

Definition of ACYCLIC

:  not cyclic: as
a :  not disposed in whorls or cycles
b :  having an open-chain structure :  aliphatic <an acyclic compound>

First Known Use of ACYCLIC

1853

acy·clic

adjective \(ˈ)ā-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACYCLIC

1
: not occurring in periods or cycles <acyclic gonadotropin secretion>
2
: having an open-chain structure; especially : aliphatic <an acyclic compound>

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