Definition of pericyclic in English:

pericyclic

Line breaks: peri|cyc¦lic
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛrɪˈsʌɪklɪk, -ˈsɪk-/

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adjective

  • 1 Chemistry Relating to or denoting a reaction that involves a concerted rearrangement of bonding in which all the bonds broken or formed in the reaction lie on a closed ring, whether or not a cyclic molecule is involved.
  • 2 Botany Relating to a pericycle.

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