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-ene

(ēn),
Suffix applied to a chemical name indicating the presence of a carbon-carbon double bond, for example, propene (unsaturated propane, CH3-CH=CH2).
[G. ēnē, feminine adjectival suffix]

-ene

suffix used for naming hydrocarbons: ethidene, xanthene.

-ene

Suffix applied to a chemical name indicating the presence of a carbon-carbon double bond; e.g., propene (unsaturated propane, CH3-CH=CH2).
[G. ēnē, feminine adjectival suffix]

-ene

[Gr. -ēnē, feminine adj. suffix]
Suffix in chemistry used in naming unsaturated hydrocarbons, e.g., benzene, and esp. a compound with one double bond, e.g., ethylene.