alicyclic

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

Definition of alicyclic

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

Origin and Etymology of alicyclic

International Scientific Vocabulary aliphatic + cyclic


First Known Use: 1890


Medical Dictionary

alicyclic

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adjective al·i·cy·clic \ˌal-ə-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik\

Medical Definition of alicyclic

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


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