heterocyclic

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Etymology[edit]

hetero- +‎ cyclic

Adjective[edit]

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.

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Noun[edit]

heterocyclic (plural heterocyclics)

  1. (organic chemistry) A heterocycle

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