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al·i·cy·clic

 (ăl′ĭ-sĭk′lĭk, -sī′klĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to organic compounds having both aliphatic and cyclic characteristics or structures.

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alicyclic

(ˌælɪˈsaɪklɪk; -ˈsɪk-)
adj
(Chemistry) (of an organic compound) having aliphatic properties, in spite of the presence of a ring of carbon atoms
[C19: from German alicyclisch, from ali(phatic) + cyclic]
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al•i•cy•clic

(ˌæl əˈsaɪ klɪk, -ˈsɪk lɪk)

adj.
of or noting organic compounds having both aliphatic and cyclic properties.
[1890–95]
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Translations
alisyklinen
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