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Definition of the noun aliphatic compound
What does aliphatic compound mean as a name of something?
- organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- more generic term: organic compound = any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
- more specific terms:
- acetylene / alkyne / ethyne = a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
- alicyclic compound = an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
- olefine / alkene / olefin = any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
- paraffin series / methane series / alkane series / paraffin / alkane = a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH
Aliphatic compound: In organic chemistry, compounds composed of carbon and hydrogen are divided into two classes: aromatic compounds and aliphatic compounds also known as non-aromatic compounds. Aromatic compounds contain an aromatic-ring configuration of atoms, such as benzene whereas aliphatic compounds do not. Aliphatic compounds can be saturated, like hexane, or unsaturated, like hexene.
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Dictionary of Parasitology (2005)
by Peter J. Gosling
aliphatic compound (chemistry) An organic compound ( hydrocarbon) ...
by Henry Philippsborn
alifático aliphatic compound (Mol.) (Noncyclic organic compound; e.g. alkanes.) aliphatische Verbindung f composém aliphatique composto malifático aliphatic organic compounds as products of biotechnology (Mol.) (Biochemical elaboration ...
by Robert Hine, Daintith
Compare aliphatic compound. arousal A general level of alertness in an animal, resulting from activity of a particular part of the brain. See reticular activating system. Arrhenius equation /ah-ren-ee-ŭs/ An equation relating the rate constant of a ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
an organic compound that has a benzene or other aromatic ring, as distinguished from an open-chain aliphatic compound. aromatic spirit of ammonia.
an organic compound that has a benzene or other aromatic ring, as distinguished from an openchain aliphatic compound. arousal, a state of responsiveness to sensory stimulation. arousal level, the state of sensory stimulation needed ...
Oil and Gas Dictionary (1988)
An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Economic and Financial Concepts andTerms by Paul Stevens
It is an ALIPHATIC compound and is the prime FEEDSTOCK for the production of ETHENE.
Volume 2 - Additives to Alpha by John J. McKetta Jr
Thermal alkylation can be induced by addition of small amounts of a halogenated aliphatic compound or nitro compounds. These homogeneous catalysts are.
Dictionary of Toxicology (2014)
by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe
aliphatic amine An aliphatic compound with one or more carbon atoms having amino (aNH2) substituents. aliphatic amine, N- hydroxylation See: ...
by The University of Chicago Press, Leszek Kołakowski
See also DIGESTIVE SYSTEM aliphatic compound Any organic chemical compound the carbon atoms of w hich are linked in straight chains, not closed rings. They include the ALKANES (paraffins), ALKENES (olefmes). and ALKYNES ...
Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
The fifth compound, on the other hand, does not behave as an unsaturated aliphatic compound, but its deportment is that of a nucleus, many substitution derivatives being capable of synthesis. Reduction, however, converts it into an aliphatic ...
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