carbocyclic definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a ring composed exclusively of carbon atoms, as benzene.
    • explaining a ring, most of whose atoms are carbon
    • having or associated with or characterized by a ring composed of carbon atoms
    • Having a ring composed exclusively of carbon atoms, as benzene.
    • describing a ring, all whose atoms are carbon
    • having or regarding or characterized by a ring consists of carbon atoms
  • others:
    • Containing a ring of carbon atoms: made use of specifically of carbon compounds, that have rings composed exclusively of carbon atoms, as distinguished from heterocyclic substances, that incorporate bands consists of the atoms of a couple of elements. Also known as isocyclic compounds.
    • Containing a ring of carbon atoms: made use of especially of carbon substances, which contain rings composed exclusively of carbon atoms, as distinguished from heterocyclic compounds, that have bands made up of the atoms of two or more elements. Also referred to as isocyclic substances.
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