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heterocyclic

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adjective het·ero·cy·clic \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsi-\

Definition of heterocyclic

  1. :  relating to, characterized by, or being a ring composed of atoms of more than one kind

heterocycle play \ˈhe-tə-rō-ˌsī-kəl\ noun
heterocyclic noun


Origin of heterocyclic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1899


Medical Dictionary

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heterocyclic

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adjective het·ero·cy·clic \ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\

Medical Definition of heterocyclic

  1. :  relating to, characterized by, or being a ring composed of atoms of more than one kind <heterocyclic chemical compounds>




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heterocyclic

noun het·ero·cy·clic

Medical Definition of heterocyclic




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