tricyclic


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tricyclic

 [tri-sik´lik]
containing three fused rings or closed chains in the molecular structure; see also antidepressant.

tricyclic

/tri·cyc·lic/ (-sik´lik) containing three fused rings or closed chains in the molecular structure; see also under antidepressant.

tricyclic

(trī-sĭk′lĭk, -sī′klĭk)
adj.
Having or being a molecular structure that contains three closed rings: a tricyclic molecule.
n.
A tricyclic antidepressant drug.

tricyclic

containing three fused rings in the molecular structure.
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