carbocyclic

adjective
car·​bo·​cy·​clic | \ ˌkär-bō-ˈsī-klik How to pronounce carbocyclic (audio) , -ˈsi- \

Definition of carbocyclic

: being or having an organic ring composed of carbon atoms

First Known Use of carbocyclic

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Carbocyclic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbocyclic. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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carbocyclic

adjective
car·​bo·​cy·​clic | \ ˌkär-bō-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik How to pronounce carbocyclic (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbocyclic

: being or having an organic ring composed of carbon atoms

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