Chem. of or relating to certain cyclic compounds with carbon atoms in any type of closed chain (excluding the benzene ring), but with properties similar to aliphatic compounds
Origin of alicyclicali(phatic) + cyclic: used to translate German alizyklisch, of similar formation
Of or relating to organic compounds having both aliphatic and cyclic characteristics or structures.
Origin of alicyclicali(phatic) + cyclic.