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carbocyclic compound

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

First recorded in 1895–1900; carbo- + cyclic
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