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al·kene

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

olefin

[ō′ləfin]
Etymology: L, oleum, oil, facere, to make
any of a group of unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons containing one or more double bonds in the carbon chain. Also called alkene.

al·kene

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

olefin

oil-forming.
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