monocyclic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1910 containing one ring in the molecular structure

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  • monocyclic — [män΄ō sīk′lik] adj. 1. of or forming one cycle, circle, whorl, etc. 2. Chem. containing one ring of atoms in the molecule …   English World dictionary

  • monocyclic — mono·cy·clic .män ō sī klik, sik lik adj containing one ring in the molecular structure <a monocyclic terpene> * * * mono·cy·clic (mon″o sikґlik) ( siґklik) pertaining to one cycle. In chemistry, having a molecular structure… …   Medical dictionary

  • monocyclic — adj. [Gr. monos, one; kyklos, circle] (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea) Refers to calyx plates of primitive stalked crinoids having an aboral cycle of 5 plates (basal) and 5 plates (radial) oral to the basal plates …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • monocyclic — monocycly, n. /mon euh suy klik, sik lik/, adj. 1. having one cycle. 2. Bot. arranged in a single whorl, as the parts of certain flowers. 3. Chem. of or pertaining to a molecular structure containing one ring. [1880 85; MONO + CYCLIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • monocyclic — adjective a) Having a single cycle of development or activity. b) Having a single ring of atoms in the molecule; such as benzene or cyclopropane. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • monocyclic — adj. consisting of one cycle; comprised of one spiral part (Botany); of or pertaining to a molecular structure in the form of one ring (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monocyclic — [ˌmɒnə(ʊ) sʌɪklɪk, sɪk ] adjective 1》 Chemistry having one ring of atoms in its molecule. 2》 relating to a single cycle of activity …   English new terms dictionary

  • monocyclic — mono·cyclic …   English syllables

  • monocyclic — mon•o•cy•clic [[t]ˌmɒn əˈsaɪ klɪk, ˈsɪk lɪk[/t]] adj. 1) having one cycle 2) chem. describing one ring of atoms in a molecule • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • monocyclic — /mɒnoʊˈsaɪklɪk/ (say monoh suyklik) adjective 1. having one cycle. 2. Botany arranged in a single whorl, as the parts of certain flowers …   Australian English dictionary

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