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tricyclic

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adjective tri·cy·clic \(ˌ)trī-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsi-klik\

Definition of tricyclic

  1. :  being a chemical with three usually fused rings in the molecular structure and especially a tricyclic antidepressant



Origin and Etymology of tricyclic

tri- + cyclic


First Known Use: 1891


Medical Dictionary

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tricyclic

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adjective tri·cy·clic \(ˈ)trī-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\

Medical Definition of tricyclic

  1. :  being a chemical with three usually fused rings in the molecular structure and especially a tricyclic antidepressant




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tricyclic

noun tri·cy·clic

Medical Definition of tricyclic




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