carbocyclic

adjective

car·​bo·​cy·​clic ˌkär-bō-ˈsī-klik How to pronounce carbocyclic (audio)
-ˈsi-
: being or having an organic ring composed of carbon atoms

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carbocyclic was in 1899

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“Carbocyclic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbocyclic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

carbocyclic

adjective
car·​bo·​cy·​clic ˌkär-bō-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik How to pronounce carbocyclic (audio)
: being or having an organic ring composed of carbon atoms
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