bicyclic

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adjective bi·cy·clic \ (ˌ)bī-ˈsī-klik , -ˈsi- \

Definition of bicyclic

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

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bicyclic

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adjective bi·cy·clic \ (ˈ)bī-ˈsī-klik , -ˈsik-lik \

medical Definition of bicyclic

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

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