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acyclic

adjective acy·clic \(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
Medical Dictionary

acyclic

adjective acy·clic \(ˈ)ā-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\

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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