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.
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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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In this complex, the acid attack is aligned in the same planar orientation of the homocyclic structure, precisely in the center of the p-n cloud.
Reductive carbon-carbon bond cleavage in five membered homocyclic system," Tetrahedron, vol.
In addition, two new peaks at 1527 [cm.sup.-1] and 1190 [cm.sup.-1] are also readily observed in grapheme-TCNEO, respectively and represent the skeletal vibration of the generated polysubstituted homocyclic ring and the stretching vibration of the introduced C-O.