homocyclic


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ho·mo·cyc·lic

 (hō′mə-sĭk′lĭk)
adj.
Containing a closed ring structure made of only one kind of atom. Benzene, for example, is a homocyclic compound, having a ring consisting of six carbon atoms.

homocyclic

(ˌhəʊməʊˈsaɪklɪk; -ˈsɪk-; ˌhɒm-)
adj
(Chemistry) (of an organic compound) containing a closed ring of atoms of the same kind, esp carbon atoms. Compare heterocyclic
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Adj.1.homocyclic - containing a closed ring of atoms of the same kind especially carbon atoms
cyclic - of a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure
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We also show that the afore-mentioned function g is a generating function for the number of homocyclic permutations in the symmetric group S(n).