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hydrocarbon

 [hi″dro-kahr´bon]
an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen only.
alicyclic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and aliphatic properties.
aliphatic hydrocarbon one in which no carbon atoms are joined to form a ring.
aromatic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and a closed conjugated system of double bonds.
chlorinated hydrocarbon any hydrocarbon compound with chlorine substitutions; many are toxic. They are used mainly as refrigerants, industrial solvents, dry cleaning fluids, and insecticides (such as ddt and dieldrin). Some have been used as anesthetics, such as chloroform.

aromatic hydrocarbon

Etymology: Gk, aroma, spice; hydor, water; L, carbo, coal
an organic compound that has a benzene or other aromatic ring, as distinguished from an open-chain aliphatic compound.

aromatic hydrocarbon

A hydrocarbon in which the carbon atoms are in a ring, or cyclic, configuration.
See also: hydrocarbon

hydrocarbon

an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen only.

alicyclic hydrocarbon
one that has cyclic structure and aliphatic properties.
aliphatic hydrocarbon
one that does not contain an aromatic ring.
aromatic hydrocarbon
one that has cyclic structure and a closed conjugated system of double bonds.
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