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a nucleoside monophosphate in which the phosphoryl group is linked twice to the sugar moiety; for example, adenosine 3',5'-cyclic monophosphate (cAMP).
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.
see canine cyclic hematopoiesis (above).
cyclic non-breeder cows
cows demonstrating estrus regularly but not being submitted for mating; deferral of mating.
see cyclic nucleotide.