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carbocyclic

adjective
  1. (of a chemical compound) containing a closed ring of carbon atoms
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  • Carbocyclic rings will next be treated, benzene and its allies in some detail; and finally the heterocyclic nuclei.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1

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