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carbocyclic compound

[kahr-buh-sahy-klik, -sik-lik, kahr-] /ˈkɑr bəˈsaɪ klɪk, -ˈsɪk lɪk, ˌkɑr-/
noun
1.
any of a group of organic chemical compounds in which all the atoms composing the ring are carbon atoms, as benzene or cyclopropane.
Origin of carbocyclic compound
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; carbo- + cyclic
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