monocyclic

adjective
mono·​cy·​clic | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈsī-klik How to pronounce monocyclic (audio) , -ˈsi- \

Definition of monocyclic

: containing one ring in the molecular structure

First Known Use of monocyclic

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Monocyclic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monocyclic. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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monocyclic

adjective
mono·​cy·​clic | \ ˌmän-ō-ˈsī-klik, -ˈsik-lik How to pronounce monocyclic (audio) \

Medical Definition of monocyclic

: containing one ring in the molecular structure a monocyclic terpene

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