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Denoting an alicyclic compound.
alicyclic /al·i·cy·clic/ (al″ĭ-sik´lik) having the properties of both aliphatic and cyclic substances.
alicyclic adjective Referring to a chemical compound (e.g., cycloporopane) that is both aliphatic and cyclic and has one or more all-carbon rings.
alicyclic Of any organic compound with closed rings of carbon atoms but that still has aliphatic properties.