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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.

hy·dro·car·bon

(hī'drō-kar'bŏn),
A compound containing only hydrogen and carbon.

hy·dro·car·bon

(hī'drō-kahr'bŏn)
A compound containing only hydrogen and carbon.

hydrocarbon

an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen.
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