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Related to carbocyclic: heterocyclic
Having a ring composed exclusively of carbon atoms, as benzene.
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(Chemistry) (of a chemical compound) containing a closed ring of carbon atoms
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|Adj.||1.||carbocyclic - having or relating to or characterized by a ring composed of carbon atoms|
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