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alicyclic

[¦al·ə¦sī·klik]
(organic chemistry)
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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The organochlorine pesticides assessed were: [alpha]-HCH, [beta]-HCH, [gamma]-HCH, [delta]-HCH (alicyclics), p,p'-DDT, p,p'-DDE, p,p'DDD (aromatics), Heptachlor, Heptachlor epoxide, Aldrin, Dieldrin, Endrin, Endrin aldehyde, Endosulfan I, Endosulfan II and Endosulfan sulphate (cyclodienes).
During November (2001) and April (2002) the alicyclic group predominated, whereas during July (2002) the aromatic compounds predominated (Table 2).
The chemicals are grouped into five class-specific models: single benzenes, heteroaromatics and multiple benzenes, alicyclics, and acyclics with and without halogens.