bicyclic

adjective
bi·​cy·​clic | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈsī-klik How to pronounce bicyclic (audio) , -ˈsi- \

Definition of bicyclic

1 : consisting of or arranged in two cycles
2 : containing two usually fused rings in the structure of the molecule

First Known Use of bicyclic

1872, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bicyclic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bicyclic. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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bicyclic

adjective
bi·​cy·​clic | \ (ˈ)bī-ˈsī-klik How to pronounce bicyclic (audio) , -ˈsik-lik How to pronounce bicyclic (audio) \

Medical Definition of bicyclic

: containing two usually fused rings in the structure of the molecule

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