heterocyclic
Adjective

heterocyclic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry, of a cyclic compound) Having atoms of two or more different elements in at least one of its rings.
  2. (organic chemistry, of a cyclic compound) Having one or more atoms other than carbon in at least one of its rings.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • German: heterozyklisch
  • Italian: eterociclico
  • Portuguese: heterocíclico
  • Spanish: heterocíclico
Noun

heterocyclic (plural heterocyclics)

  1. (organic chemistry) A heterocycle



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