Definition of carbocyclic in English:

carbocyclic

adjective

Chemistry
  • Designating a ring of carbon atoms, with no hetero-atoms; (of a molecule or compound) containing such a ring.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society.

Pronunciation

carbocyclic

/ˌkɑːbə(ʊ)ˈsɪklɪk//ˌkɑːbə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪklɪk/