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tricyclic

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AdjectiveEdit

tricyclic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Having three rings of atoms in the molecule.
    a tricyclic antidepressant
    Anthracene is tricyclic.

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NounEdit

tricyclic (plural tricyclics)

  1. (chemistry) Any tricyclic compound.