heterocyclic compound(redirected from Heterocyclic compounds, 2-ring)
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heterocyclic compound[‚hed·ə·rō′sī·klik ¦käm‚pau̇nd]
Compound in which the ring structure is a combination of more than one kind of atom; for example, pyridine, C5H5N.
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