heterocycle

noun
het·​ero·​cy·​cle | \ ˈhet-ər-ō-ˌsī-kəl How to pronounce heterocycle (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterocycle

: a heterocyclic ring system or a heterocyclic compound

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“Heterocycle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterocycle. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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