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Of or relating to organic compounds having both aliphatic and cyclic characteristics or structures.
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(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)
of or noting organic compounds having both aliphatic and cyclic properties.
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