-ylene

-ylene

Chemical suffix denoting a bivalent hydrocarbon radical (for example, methylene, -CH2-) or possessing a double bond (for example, ethylene, CH2=CH2).
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-ylene

Chemical suffix denoting a bivalent hydrocarbon radical (e.g., methylene, -CH2-) or possessing a double bond (e.g., ethylene, CH2=CH2).
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-ylene

[ -yl + -ene]
In chemistry, a suffix denoting a divalent hydrocarbon radical or an unsaturated hydrocarbon.
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