alicycle

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alicycle (plural alicycles)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any alicyclic compound
    Aldrichimica Acta Volume 30 No 4 (pdf) from Sigma-Aldrich
    In this and the oxa-related cycloadditions (above), a diaza-alicycle related to 110 is considered to be an intermediate that decomposes to a 1,3-dipolar species 111—the active intermediate for the second coupling step; other evidence rules out epoxide 112 (X=O) as an intermediate.