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polycyclic

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adjective poly·cy·clic \ˌpä-lē-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsi-\

Definition of polycyclic

  1. :  having more than one cyclic component; especially :  having two or more rings in the molecule



Origin and Etymology of polycyclic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1869


Medical Dictionary

polycyclic

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adjective poly·cy·clic \ˌpäl-i-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\

Medical Definition of polycyclic

  1. :  having more than one cyclic component; especially :  having two or more usually fused rings in a molecule




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