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car·bo·cyc·lic

 (kär′bō-sĭk′lĭk, -sī′klĭk)
adj.
Having a ring composed exclusively of carbon atoms, as benzene.
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carbocyclic

(ˌkɑːbəʊˈsaɪklɪk)
adj
(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
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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