hypercycle

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Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ cycle

Noun[edit]

hypercycle (plural hypercycles)

  1. (hyperbolic geometry) A curve whose points have the same orthogonal distance from a given straight line.
  2. (chemistry) A system of self-replicating molecules, as an explanation for the self organization of prebiotic systems.

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