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Denoting an alicyclic compound.
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.
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The chemicals are grouped into five class-specific models: heteroaromatics and multiple benzenes, alicyclics
, single benzenes, and two classes of acyclics.