Meaning of homocyclic

ho•mo•cy•clic

Pronunciation: (hō"mu-sī'klik, -sik'lik, hom"u-), [key]
— adj. Chem.
  1. of or noting a cyclic compound having atoms of only one element, usually carbon, in the ring (contrasted with heterocyclic).
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