benzocyclic etymology

English word benzocyclic comes from English cyclic, English benzo-

Detailed word origin of benzocyclic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyclic English (eng) (botany) Having parts arranged in a whorl.. (chemistry, of a compound) Having chains of atoms arranged in a ring.. (geometry, of a polygon) Able to be inscribed in a circle.. (mathematics, of a group) Being generated by only one element.. Characterized by, or moving in cycles, or happening at regular intervals.
benzo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) containing benzene, especially containing a fused benzene ring.
benzocyclic English (eng) (organic chemistry) Describing any cyclic compound in which a benzene ring is fused to the parent ring.

Words with the same origin as benzocyclic

Descendants of benzo-
benzoannulated benzocaine benzol benzonitrile benzoquinoline benzothiadiazole benzoxadiazine benzoxathiole benzoxazinoid binospirone