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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

(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.

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.

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.