cycloaliphatic
adjective Date: 1936 alicyclic

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  • cycloaliphatic — /suy kloh al euh fat ik, sik loh /, n. Chem. alicyclic. [1935 40; CYCLO + ALIPHATIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • cycloaliphatic — cy·clo·aliphatic …   English syllables

  • cycloaliphatic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at cyclo + adjective Etymology: cycl + aliphatic : alicyclic * * * /suy kloh al euh fat ik, sik loh /, n. Chem. alicyclic. [1935 40; CYCLO + ALIPHATIC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • alicyclic — /al euh suy klik, sik lik/, adj. Chem. of or noting organic compounds essentially aliphatic in chemical behavior but differing structurally in that the essential carbon atoms are connected in a ring instead of a chain. Also, cycloaliphatic. [1890 …   Universalium

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