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monocyclic

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adjective mono·cy·clic \ˌmä-nə-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsi-\

Definition of monocyclic

  1. :  containing one ring in the molecular structure



Origin of monocyclic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1910


Medical Dictionary

monocyclic

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adjective mono·cy·clic \ˌmän-ō-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\

Medical Definition of monocyclic

  1. :  containing one ring in the molecular structure <a monocyclic terpene>




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "monocyclic"


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