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alicyclic

adjective ali·cy·clic \ˌa-lə-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsi-klik\

Definition of ALICYCLIC

:  of, relating to, or being an organic compound that contains a ring but is not aromatic — compare aliphatic

Origin of ALICYCLIC

International Scientific Vocabulary aliphatic + cyclic
First Known Use: 1891

alicyclic

adjective al·i·cy·clic \ˌal-ə-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALICYCLIC

:  of, relating to, or being an organic compound that contains a ring but is not aromatic—compare aliphatic

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