alicyclic compound

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Related to alicyclic compound: alicyclic hydrocarbon
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Noun1.alicyclic compound - an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
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These may belong to different derivatives of mono- and bicyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, but also to alicyclic compounds.