alkene

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alkene

 [al´kēn]
an aliphatic hydrocarbon containing a double bond.

al·kene

(al'kēn),
An acyclic hydrocarbon containing one or more carbon-carbon double bonds; for example, ethene, propene.
Synonym(s): olefin

alkene

[al′kēn]
an unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon containing one double bond in the carbon chain, such as ethylene. Also called olefin.

al·kene

(al'kēn)
An acyclic hydrocarbon containing one or more double bonds; e.g., ethene, propene.
Synonym(s): olefin.

alkene (alˑ·kēnˈ),

n unsaturated hydrocarbon compound that has double covalent bonds with CnH2n as the general chemical formula. Terpenes, found in essential oils, are members of this functional group.

alkene

an aliphatic hydrocarbon containing a double bond.