Bicyclic vs Quinuclidine - What's the difference?

bicyclic | quinuclidine |

As nouns the difference between bicyclic and quinuclidine

is that bicyclic is (chemistry) a bicyclic compound while quinuclidine is (organic compound) the saturated, bicyclic heterocycle 1-azabicyclo[222]octane ; any of its derivatives.

As an adjective bicyclic

is having two cycles.




  • Having two cycles.
  • (chemistry) Having two rings of atoms in the molecule; the rings may be fused, as in naphthalene, or separate, as in biphenyl.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) A bicyclic compound.
  • quinuclidine


    (en noun)
  • (organic compound) The saturated, bicyclic heterocycle 1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octane ; any of its derivatives.