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Meaning of heterocyclic by Wiktionary Dictionary

heterocyclic


    Etymology

    hetero- +‎ cyclic

    Adjective

    heterocyclic ( not comparable )

    1. ( organic chemistry, of a cyclic compound ) Having one or more atoms other than carbon in at least one of its rings .

    Synonyms

    • heterocyclical

    Related terms

    Noun

    heterocyclic ( plural: heterocyclics )

    1. ( organic chemistry ) A heterocycle

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Explanation of heterocyclic by Wordnet Dictionary

heterocyclic


    Adjective
    1. containing a closed ring of atoms of which at least one is not a carbon atom

    Noun
    1. a compound containing a heterocyclic ring