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Related to alicyclic compound: alicyclic hydrocarbon
Having the properties of both aliphatic and cyclic substances.
Referring to a class of saturated hydrocarbon compounds whose structures contain one ring. Also known as cycloaliphatic; cycloalkane.
Any one of the compounds of the alicyclic class. Also known as cyclane.
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