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cyclic

 [sik´lik]
pertaining to or occurring in a cycle or cycles. The term is applied to chemical compounds that contain a ring of atoms in the nucleus.

cy·clic

(sī'klik, sik'lik),
1. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a cycle; occurring periodically, denoting the course of the symptoms in certain diseases or disorders.
2. chemistry continuous, without end, as in a ring; denoting a cyclic compound.

cyclic

/cyc·lic/ (sik´lik) pertaining to or occurring in a cycle or cycles; applied to chemical compounds containing a ring of atoms in the nucleus.

cyclic

(sĭk′lĭk, sī′klĭk) or

cyclical

(sĭk′lĭ-kəl, sī′klĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or characterized by cycles: a cyclic pattern of weather changes.
b. Recurring or moving in cycles: cyclical history.
2. Chemistry Of or relating to compounds having atoms arranged in a ring or closed-chain structure.
3. Botany
a. Having parts arranged in a whorl.
b. Forming a whorl.

cy′cli·cal′i·ty (sĭk′lə-kăl′ĭ-tē, sī′klə-) n.
cy′cli·cal·ly adv.

cyclic

[sik′lik, sī′klik]
Etymology: Gk, kyklos, circle
pertaining to or occurring in a cycle or cycles, such as a chemical compound that contains a ring of atoms in the nucleus. See also closed-chain.

cy·clic

, cyclical (siklik, -li-kăl)
1. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a cycle; occurring periodically, denoting the course of the symptoms in certain diseases or disorders.
2. chemistry Pertaining to a molecule containing a ring of atoms; denoting a cyclic compound.

cyclic

occurring periodically, but regularly

cyclic (sikˑ·lik),

n a molecule with atoms arranged in one or more rings, such as cyclohexane or benzene.

cy·clic

, cyclical (siklik, -li-kăl)
Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a cycle; occurring periodically, denoting the course of the symptoms in certain diseases or disorders.

cyclic

pertaining to or occurring in a cycle or cycles. The term is applied to chemical compounds that contain a ring of atoms in the nucleus.

cyclic adenosine monophosphate (AMP)
see cyclic adenosine monophosphate.
cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)
see cyclic guanosine monophosphate.
canine cyclic hematopoiesis
an abnormality of hematopoietic stem cells that results in detectable, cyclic fluctuations in numbers of circulating neutrophils. Affected dogs have an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition is inherited as an autosomal recessive in collies where it is occurs with a distinctive silver-gray coat color; called also gray collie syndrome.
cyclic neutropenia
see canine cyclic hematopoiesis (above).
cyclic non-breeder cows
cows demonstrating estrus regularly but not being submitted for mating; deferral of mating.
cyclic nucleotide
see cyclic nucleotide.
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