alicyclic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning organic compounds having both aliphatic and cyclic attributes or frameworks.
    • Of a class of natural compounds having both aliphatic (chain) and cyclic (ring) construction.
    • with respect to substances which have a ring in the framework, but they are not fragrant, as cyclohexane or cyclohexene. Compare aliphatic and fragrant.
  • others:
    • In chem., a phrase introduced by Bamberger to designate a compound containing a ring of carbon atoms but in addition having most properties of aliphatic or open-chain substances.

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