cycl-

combining form

Definition of cycl-

  1. 1 :  circle <cyclometer>

  2. 2 :  cyclic <cyclohexane>

Variants of cycl-

or

cyclo-

Origin and Etymology of cycl-

New Latin, from Greek kykl-, kyklo-, from kyklos


Medical Dictionary

cycl-

combining form

Medical Definition of cycl-

  1. 1:  ciliary body (of the eye) <cyclitis> <cyclodialysis>

  2. 2:  containing a ring of atoms—in names of organic compounds <cyclohexane>

Variants of cycl-

or

cyclo-


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cycl-? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or resembling a fox

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ