heterocycle vs heterocyclic what difference

what is difference between heterocycle and heterocyclic

English

Etymology

From hetero- +‎ cycle.

Noun

heterocycle (plural heterocycles)

  1. (organic chemistry) A heterocyclic compound or ring.

Related terms

  • heterocyclic

Translations



English

Etymology

From hetero- +‎ cyclic.

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

  • heterocyclical
  • carboheterocyclic (organic chemistry)

Related terms

  • heterocycle

Translations

Noun

heterocyclic (plural heterocyclics)

  1. (organic chemistry) A heterocycle

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